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The first name 

Luc is a male first name.

When two boys called Luc meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Luc is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 4 out of 100,000 boys have been named Luc. In the SmartGenius ranking, Luc is # 1,713 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Luc.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Luc -
at home in half of America

The odds that a man or boy named Luc lives in your home state are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This boy’s name is quite popular, but not equally so throughout the entire USA. You can meet boys and men with the name Luc in 20 states – which is obviously nearly every second of all 50 states in the USA, for example in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida or Georgia. In relation to the number of residents, the most men and boys with the first name Luc live in California – here, one in 22,095 bears this name. In comparison, if we look at all living men and boys in the whole country, only one in 93,166 will turn around if you call his first name Luc.

Luc has 3 letters 
and begins with an L

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter L is neither particularly common nor particularly rare as a first letter for boys' names: 4.1% of all common boys' names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters of boys' names are J and A, while X and U are the least common initials of boys' names.

With only three letters, the name Luc is obviously very short. In fact, only 1.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly three letters. Just 0.2% of all first names are even shorter and only have two letters, while nearly 99% of all boys’ and girls’ names use more than three letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Thus, it follows that with 4.1% of all boys' names starting with an L, this initial letter occurs about as often as all 26 letters on average. Nevertheless, there are boys' names with L that are quite common, the most common in the U.S. at present is Larry.

Other names with 
L, u and c

If you take all the letters in the name Luc – L, u and c – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Clu.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Luc

If your name is Luc and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Luc

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Luc, you can simply say:




This is how the name Luc is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Luc in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Luc

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Luc is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Luc

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Luc sounds like this: