Lucius ( Greek: Λούκιος/Loukios, Etruscan: Luvcie) is a male given name derived from (abbreviated Lucius L.), one of the small group of common Latin forenames ( ) found in the culture of ancient praenomina Rome. Lucius derives from latin word Lux (gen. lucis), meaning " light" (< PIE *leuk- "brightness", Latin verb lucere "to shine"), and is a cognate of name Lucas. Another etymology proposed is a derivation from Etruscan Lauchum (or Lauchme) meaning " king", which however was transferred into Latin as Lucumo.
Lucius is an
English masculine given name and a rare German and Dutch surname. Lucius has been translated into Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, as Lucio.
Given name [ edit ]
Lucius Aurelius Commodus (161-192), 18th Emperor of the Roman Empire
Pope Lucius I (died 254)
Lucius (consul 413), politician of the Roman Empire
Pope Lucius II (died 1145)
Pope Lucius III (1100–1185)
Lucius of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria
Lucius of Britain, a mythical 2nd century Christian king of Britain, first mentioned in the 6th century
Lucius of Cyrene, founder of Christian Church in Antioch, then part of Roman Syria
Lucius Beebe (1902–1966), American writer
Lucius Borich (born 1971), Australian musician
Lucius Cary (disambiguation)
Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (520 BC – 430 BC), Roman aristocrat
Lucius D. Clay (1897–1978), American general
Lucius Curtis (1786–1869), British admiral
Lucius Jacques Dupré (1822–1869), American politician
Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer (1793–1883), American politician
Lucius Fairchild (1831–1896), American politician and general
Lucius Ferraris, Italian Franciscan canonist
Lucius Gwynn (1873–1902), Irish cricketer
Lucius Henderson (1861–1947), American film director
Lucius Kelly (1858–1932), Canadian politician
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (I) (1797–1834), American lawyer
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (II) (1825–1893), American politician and judge
Lucius Lyon (1800–1851), American politician
Lucius Modestini, an Italian Franciscan Tertiary
Lucius Nieman (1857–1935), American journalist
Lucius O'Brien (1731–1795), Irish politician
Lucius Robinson (1810–1891), American lawyer and politician
Lucius Shepard (born 1947), American writer
Fictional characters named Lucius [ edit ]
Lucius, Son of the Devil
Lucius, in the play "Titus Andronicus" by
William Shakespeare, Lucius is Titus' son and only survivor at the end. Lucius, in the play "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, Lucius is Brutus' servant
Lucius Fox, a protagonist in Batman comic books and movies.
Lucius Malfoy, a major villain in J.K. Rowling's book series Harry Potter
Lucius, fictional character in the Game Boy Advance game, Fire Emblem.
Lucius, the pit crew captain in the 2006 movie , played by Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Michael Clarke Duncan
Lucius, the main character of The Golden Ass
Lucius, a character from Le Morte d'Arthur
Lucius the Eternal, fictional character in the Warhammer 40,000 universe Lucius Faversham, a character in the radio comedy
. The Penny Dreadfuls Present...
Lucius Best/Frozone, cryokinetic superhero from and a long time friend of the The Incredibles Incredible Family.
Lucius Down, humble barkeeper at the Barrelhaven Tavern with a mysterious past in the epic Jeff Smith comic Bone. Lucius Hunt, fictional character in The Village by M. Night Shyamalan.
Lucius Lavin, character from the Stargate Atlantis episodes Irresistible and Irresponsible
Lucius Petrus Dextrus, character from the " Doctor Who" episode " The Fires of Pompeii"
Lucius Vorenus, a fictionalized character appearing on , loosely based on a Rome centurion in Julius Caesar's army. Lucius Quick, a young boy in William Faulkner's novel
The Reivers. Lucius, fictional character in the
PlayStation 3 game, Trinity Universe.
Lucius Brockway, a fictional character in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
Lucius Wagner, a fictional character in Lucius (video game)
Surname [ edit ]
LU-shus or LU-see-us
Lucio, Luci, Lucy, Luce, Lucey, Lučić, Lucci, Luzi, Luzio, Luzzo, Luzzi, Luchi, Lucioni, Lucchi, Lucini, Luccini
See also [ edit ]