Luca Family History
Luca Name Meaning
Italian and Romanian: from the personal name Luca from Latin Lucas . Compare Louque . Italian (southern; Lucà): possibly from a short form of Greek Loukanos denoting an inhabitant of Lucania (see Lucas ). German Flemish and Dutch: variant of Lucas . Hungarian: from Luca a pet form of the personal name Lucia feminine form of Latin Lucius. Albanian: from the male personal name Lucë (definite form Luca) probably a vernacular form of Lukë an equivalent of Lucas . Albanian: topographic name from lucë (definite form luca) ‘thin mud muddy place’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press