The meaning of the name Luke is From Lucania. The origin of the name Luke is Greek. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Luke is most often used as a nickname for the name Lucas, although it has become a common given name in itself.
Famous Lukes include country singer Luke Brian, actors Luke Perry and Luke Wilson, and comic artist Luke Ross. Luke Short was an American cowboy.
Fictional characters named Luke include those from television shows, such as The Tribe, Nashville, Degrassi, and Gilmore Girls. One of the most famous fictional Lukes is Luke Skywalker, from the Star Wars film series, named after its creator, George Lucas.