Lucian Name Meaning & Origin

Lucian

Pronunciation: LOO-shən (key)

Related Names:

Luciano, Lucianus, Lucien, Lucius

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Nicknames for Lucian

Luc
Lucky
Lou
Lusch
Luschi
Lukey
Loosh

Meanings and history of the name Lucian

Man of Light. Variation of Lucien.

Famous real-life people named Lucian

Lucian Freud, British painter.
Lucian Bute, Romanian-Canadian professional boxer.
Saint Lucian of Antioch, Christian theologian and martyr.
Saint Lucian of Beauvais, Christian martyr.
Lucian of Samosata, novelist & rhetorician
Lucian Bernhard, famous Graphic Designer--two typefaces (fonts) are named after him.

Lucian in song, story & screen

In the Underworld movie trilogy, Lucian is the first werewolf or "lycan."

Lucian is also a central character in the Mortal Instruments book series. He is a Shadowhunter (one who kills demons) who is later turned into a werewolf. At that point he changes his name to Luke.

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