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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 Tarquinius Priscus The legendary fifth king of Rome from 616 BC to 579 BC.
Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (520 BC – 430 BC), Roman aristocrat
Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (138 BC – 78 BC), Roman Consul and Dictator.
Lucius Apuleius (c. 124 – c. 170 CE); a Latin-language prose writer Africanus Madaurensis
Lucius of Britain, a mythical 2nd century Christian king of Britain, first mentioned in the 6th century
Lucius of Cyrene, alleged founder of Christian Church in Antioch (then part of Roman Syria)
Lucius Aurelius Commodus (161-192), 18th Emperor of the Roman Empire
Lucius Domitius Aurelianus 214 or 215 - 275 AD, 44th Roman Emperor
Pope Lucius I (died 254)
Lucius Aurelius Marcianus Third Century AD, Roman General, Equestrian commander of vexillationes
Lucius of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria (twice: 363 and 373-80).
Lucius (consul 413), politician of the Roman Empire
Pope Lucius II (died 1145)
Pope Lucius III (1100–1185)
Lucius Modestini, (c. 1180 - 1260) an Italian Franciscan Tertiary
Lucius Cary (disambiguation)
Lucius Ferraris, d. ~1763 Italian Franciscan canonist
Lucius O'Brien (1731–1795), Irish politician
Lucius Curtis (1786–1869), British admiral
Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer (1793–1883), American politician
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (I) (1797–1834), American lawyer
Lucius Lyon (1800–1851), American politician
Lucius Robinson (1810–1891), American lawyer and politician
Lucius Jacques Dupré (1822–1869), American politician
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (II) (1825–1893), American politician and judge
Lucius Fairchild (1831–1896), American politician and general
Lucius Nieman (1857–1935), American journalist
Lucius Kelly (1858–1932), Canadian politician
Lucius Henderson (1861–1947), American film director
Lucius Gwynn (1873–1902), Irish cricketer
Lucius D. Clay (1897–1978), American general
Lucius Beebe (1902–1966), American writer
Lucius Shepard (1943–2014), American writer
Lucius Borich (born 1971), Australian musician
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 episodes Stargate Atlantis Irresistible and Irresponsible Lucius (Luke) Provine, a man with the hiccups in A Bear Hunt, by William Faulkner
Lucius Petrus Dextrus, character from the episode " Doctor Who 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) Lucius, a fictional character, played by
Ron Randell, in the 1961 film King of Kings
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 ]