Luke etymology

English word Luke comes from Latin Lucius (A masculine praenomen.)

Detailed word origin of Luke

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Lucius Latin (lat) A masculine praenomen.
Λουκᾶς Ancient Greek (grc)
Lucas Latin (lat) Luke the Evangelist.
Luke English (eng) (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.. A male given name... A patronymic surname​.. Luke the Evangelist, an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.

Words with the same origin as Luke

Descendants of Lucius
Luca Lucas Lucilla Lukas hyperlucas