Meanings and history of the name Luca. Alternatively, some believe the name is derived from the Ecclesiastic Greek Loukas, a contraction of Loukanos (man from Lucania). LUCA is not thought to be the first life on Earth, but rather the only type of organism of its time to still have living descendants.
Luca is a name for boys and girls. It's cognate with Italian Lucia and English Lucy. Origin of Luca. The girl’s name is a Hungarian form of Lucia. The name Luca is of Greek origin, and is used in more than one countries and different languages of the world, especially English speaking countries, Italian speaking countries among others. Meaning of Luca. The first name Luca is female and male. Luca is the Italian equivalent of Luke. Southern Italian (Lucà) : possibly from a short form of Greek Loukanos, denoting an inhabitant of Lucania (see Lucas). Family name origins & meanings. See the popularity of the boy's name Luca over time, plus its meaning, origin, common sibling names, and more in BabyCenter's Baby Names tool. Luca means “from Lucania” and “light”, “bringer of light” for boys and “born at daylight/dawn” for girls. Nicknames for Luca.
Personal experiences with the name Luca. The last universal common ancestor or last universal cellular ancestor (LUCA), also called the last universal ancestor (LUA), or concestor, is the most recent population of organisms from which all organisms now living on Earth have a common descent; the most recent common ancestor of all current life on Earth. The boy’s name is an Italian form of Lucas and the Greek Louka. Luke Lucie (LOO-kee) Luci (LOO-tsee) Lucika Lu Lulu Boo Boo Puca. Origin of the name Luca: A cognate of Lucus, an Ecclesiastic Late Latin name thought to be a derivative of Lucius, which is from the root lux (light). A variation popular as a girl's name in Hungarian, pronounced roughly LOO-tsah. Italian : from the personal name Luca, from Latin Lucas. A related concept is that of progenote. Dutch : variant of Lucas. Hungarian : from Luca, a pet form of the personal name Lucia, feminine form of Lucio, from Latin Lucius.