Name Luc - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

Elders, Courts, French, Latins

Meaning of the name:

From the Latin "lux", light, or Greek name Leukos.


French filmmakers Luc Besson and Luc Béraud, French footballers Luc Borelli and Luc Sonor, Quebec composer and musician Luc Plamondon, French skier Luc Alphand, French poet and novelist Luc Estang, French composer Luc Ferrari, French cyclist Luc Leblanc, comedian Luc Meranda, and Belgian politician Luc Van Den Brande.

St. Luke is the author of the third gospel and the patron of doctors and health services.

Of Greek and pagan origin, Saint Luke was a doctor who practiced in Syria when he met St. Paul. He converted to Christianity and accompanied the apostle on many of his missionary journeys. Also called Luke the Evangelist, St. Luke was a follower of the Apostle Paul. He is the patron saint of doctors as well as painters.

His character :

Luc is a warm and sociable person. He stands out for his optimism and good humor. His dynamism and joie de vivre are particularly contagious. Altruistic in nature, he does not hesitate to help others. He has easy contact and likes to bond. In good faith, Luke acts in all sincerity and with all his heart. Luc has a flawless optimism that often drives him to success. Hardworking and determined, he likes to take on the biggest challenges. Moreover, he is never discouraged by failures.


Luca, Lucas, Lucan, Lukas, Lucky, Lucot, Lucca, Lucano, Lucan, Lucanus, Lucinian, Lucio, Luco, Luciano, Luke, Lukan and Lukas.

His party :

The people named Luc are celebrated on October 18th.

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