The name Lucas means ‘Light’, a strong and masculine name that can be easily shortened to Luke.
This Latin name is widely used in the English, Portuguese and Spanish language. It hails from the name Luke, which can be linked to the Greek name Loukas, both are said to denote a person from Lucania. The name Lucania comes from Latin root word:
Or some say it could come from Greek root word:
Lucas is a beautiful name, and the doctor and writer of the gospel Luke is a bearer of this same moniker, showing the goodness that can come from it.
A very popular choice, for good reason, nickname Luke is strong sounding and famous for bearers like Luke Skywalker and Luke Duke