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Meaning | Light
Pronunciation | Latin LU-kius, English LU-shusor LU-see-us, Italian LOO-shuss
Region of origin | Ancient Rome
Lucius derives from latin word Lux, meaning « light » ( "brightness", Latin verb lucere "to shine") Another etymology proposed is a derivation from Etruscan Lauchum (or Lauchme) meaning « king« , which however was transferred into Latin as Lucumo.
Lucius was originally given to children who were born at dawn
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. Derived from the related patronymic Lucianus is Luciano‘ in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese and Lucien in French.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca: