Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: From Lucania
Main Origin Language: Greek
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In 2017 the name Lucas...

• was given to 12,951 baby boys
• was the 11th most popular name for baby boys
• was 47% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Florida
• was least popular in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Alabama
• was about as popular as Jacob and Michael
Babies Named Lucas Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Lucas...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 34648% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 210% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Asa, Yosef, Dovid, Rivka, Naomi, Liliana
• has the most opposite popularity history to Nelson, Michael, Rudy, Margarita, Janette, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Lucas Per State
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Geographically the name Lucas...

• 28% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Joseph, Logan, Jacob, Gabriella, Grace, Sophia
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Kason, Walker, Ace, Emilee, Saylor, Emerie
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Lucas by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Lucas are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Lucas will be the only kid named Lucas in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Lucas compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Lucas rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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