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The name Luke is of Greek origin, and means light bringer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Luke has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Luke
Use of the Name Luke for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
137,381 129,579 113,846 68,493 42,520 18,718 9,456
The table below indicates the number of times the name Luke has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Luke
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188025643  
188124142  
188225944  
188327038  
188427539  
188523450  
188624150  
188723647  
188826845  
188924544  
189026942  
189136223  
189228242  
189325548  
189431332  
189524853  
189627445  
189726444  
189831438  
189929635  
190024370  
190128737  
190230141  
190327446  
190432039  
190527153  
190626157  
190732045  
190830452  
190930657  
191029471  
191134962  
191243083  
1913403115  
1914366167  
1915432157  
1916410185  
1917444163  
1918448176  
1919466164  
1920471168  
1921481164  
1922441191  
1923450183  
1924426207  
1925472164  
1926472162  
1927483156  
1928495150  
1929474154  
1930504140  
1931478141  
1932441164  
1933544110  
1934533122  
1935525121  
1936526117  
1937551112  
1938524123  
1939531117  
1940549116  
1941540120  
1942614106  
1943564127  
1944569116  
1945551118  
1946569127  
1947547151  
1948529158  
1949541152  
1950513172  
1951529163  
1952553159  
1953541171  
1954518196  
1955496219  
1956480249  
1957455288  
1958429335  
1959425349  
1960385425  
1961392411  
1962391425  
1963389420  
1964374443  
1965392402  
1966401353  
1967410344  
1968397387  
1969369448  
1970352533  
1971352522  
1972319570  
1973287630  
1974266721  
1975256774  
1976223910  
19771911,234  
19781401,876  
19791102,465  
1980973,094  
19811003,007  
19821192,468  
19831052,646  
19841102,464  
19851062,735  
19861062,648  
19871112,588  
19881192,618  
19891212,706  
19901182,874  
19911133,015  
1992934,056  
1993874,347  
1994914,087  
1995824,623  
1996755,008  
1997784,947  
1998755,270  
1999676,125  
2000597,133  
2001507,993  
2002468,676  
2003469,262  
2004429,456  
Totals:  137,381 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Luke as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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