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Gender of the name Luke: male
Unique code of the name Luke: 4244
First name Luke backwards: Ekul
Meaning and origin of the name Luke
Derived from the Latin word lux meaning - "light", diminutive of the name Lucius.
Luke the Evangelist was an Early Christian writer who the Church Fathers such as Jerome and Eusebius said was the author of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. One of the Evangelists (as well as Matthew, John and Mark).
The Roman Catholic Church venerates him as Saint Luke, patron Saint of artists, physicians, surgeons, students, butchers; his feast day is 18 October.
Luke was a Greek-speaking Syrian physician who lived in the Greek city of Antioch in Ancient Syria.