The boy's name Lucian \l(u)-cian\ is pronounced LOO-shun. It is of Latin origin, and its meaning is "light". Variant of Lucius. Luciano is an Italian and Spanish form. Saint Lucian of Antioch (fourth century) was a noted scholar. Artist Lucian Freud; opera celebrity Luciano Pavarotti.
Lucian has 7 variant forms: Luciano, Lucianus, Lucien, Lucio, Lucjan, Lukianos and Lukyan.
For more information, see also related names Loukas and Luke.
Baby names that sound like Lucian are Lasean and Lesean.
Lucian is an uncommon first name for men but a very common last name for both men and women (#22871 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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