Lucius Name Meaning and Origin

Lucius is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Lucius means “Light Of The Day”.


Lucius Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Lucius is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “LOO + shas/LOO + see + as”


Lucius Name Meaning:

Lucius originates in Latin language and means “light of the day”. This was the name of several popes, saints and kings. As a male given name its usage has been rather rare in modern times. It has never become as popular as its feminine derivatives, such as Lucia, Lucy, etc.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Lucian, Luke, Lukas, Lukeus, Lucanus, Loukas, Lucis, Lucias, Lusio, Luce, Lucious, Luccheus, Lucais, Luc


Famous people with this name:

Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix, “Sulla,” Roman statesman and general;

Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, seventh king of Rome;

Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, fifth king of Rome;

Lucius Licinius Lucullus, Senator of the Roman Republic, closely connected to Sulla;

Lucius Septimus Bassianua, Roman Emperor known as Caracalla;

Lucius Aurelius Commodus, Roman Emperor;

Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, Roman consul and general;

Lucius Verus, Roman Emperor;

Lucius D. Clay, American general, postwar administrator of Germany;

Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, cabinet member and Supreme Court justice;

Lucius Shepard, American SF/fantasy writer;

Lucius of Cyrene, teacher at the Antioch church (Acts 13:1)




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