101 Good Middle Names For Luke

101 Good Middle Names For Luke

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Choosing a unique and original middle name can always be tricky, especially when considering the multitudes of children who might share your baby’s name.

Luke is a continuously popular choice, and its monosyllabic nature means it pairs really well with longer middle names. 

Luke was #32 on the most popular list for 2020, according to whattoexpect.com, and though this is down compared to 2019, it remains relatively popular among parents of boys. 

If you’ve decided on Luke as a name for your new baby boy, your next job is to find the perfect middle name for your little man. 

Here we have a list of 101 of our favorite classic, unique, and even a little eccentric middle names that pair perfectly with Luke.

What Does The Name Luke Mean

Luke is another form of the given name Lucas, which means ‘bright’ and ‘light giving’.

It is most notable from its place in the Bible. Saint Luke was a disciple and is the patron saint of artists and doctors. He was also the disciple who wrote the third Gospel of the New Testament. 

Popular Lukes include Luke Skywalker of the Star Wars series, Marvel’s Luke Cage, and Luke Danes from Gilmore Girls. 

Middle Names For Luke

  1. Luke Alexander
  2. Luke Anthony
  3. Luke Antonio
  4. Luke Benjamin
  5. Luke Timothy
  6. Luke Federico
  7. Luke Francesco
  8. Luke Maximilian
  9. Luke Isaiah
  10. Luke Jonathan
  11. Luke Josiah
  12. Luke Theodore
  13. Luke Samuel
  14. Luke Nathaniel
  15. Luke Nicholas
  16. Luke Maxwell
  17. Luke Henry
  18. Luke Harvey
  19. Luke Andrew
  20. Luke Jonas
  21. Luke Daniel
  22. Luke David
  23. Luke Joseph
  24. Luke Oscar
  25. Luke Thomas
  26. Luke William
  27. Luke Ezekiel
  28. Luke Armando
  29. Luke Gregory
  30. Luke Harrison
  31. Luke Reginald
  32. Luke Theodore
  33. Luke Roland
  34. Luke Orlando
  35. Luke Everett
  36. Luke Mathias
  37. Luke Armistead
  38. Luke Achilles
  39. Luke Atticus
  40. Luke Theseus
  41. Luke Thaddeus
  42. Luke Anderson
  43. Luke Maynard
  44. Luke Endymion
  45. Luke Donovan
  46. Luke Evander
  47. Luke Leander
  48. Luke Florian
  49. Luke Solomon
  50. Luke Julian
  51. Luke Jefferson
  52. Luke Abraham
  53. Luke Hezekiah
  54. Luke Obadiah
  55. Luke Ferdinand
  56. Luke Zebulun
  57. Luke Zachariah
  58. Luke Zephaniah
  59. Luke Cornelius
  60. Luke Christopher
  61. Luke Aloysius
  62. Luke Vincent
  63. Luke Edward
  64. Luke Gabriel
  65. Luke Gideon
  66. Luke Peregrine
  67. Luke Patrick
  68. Luke Amadeus
  69. Luke Cordelio
  70. Luke Vincenzo
  71. Luke Lorenzo
  72. Luke Lazarus
  73. Luke Xavier
  74. Luke Charlton
  75. Luke Romulus
  76. Luke Hadrian
  77. Luke Emerson
  78. Luke Xerxes
  79. Luke Malachi
  80. Luke Jeremiah
  81. Luke Robert
  82. Luke Hudson
  83. Luke Ryan
  84. Luke Dylan
  85. Luke Austin
  86. Luke Riley
  87. Luke Raphael
  88. Luke Alistair
  89. Luke Brady
  90. Luke Cedric
  91. Luke Cyrus
  92. Luke Jackson
  93. Luke Finnegan
  94. Luke Parker
  95. Luke Jerome 
  96. Luke Sebastian
  97. Luke Horatio
  98. Luke Joshua
  99. Luke Jaydon
  100. Luke Jareth
  101. Luke Jefferson

Finding The Right Middle Name

For many parents finding the perfect middle name is just as important as finding the first name. 

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While other parents allow themselves to have a little more fun when choosing as they feel the middle name is slightly less important, as it is not a name that your child will use every day.

But with that said, do not let the wrong middle name take away from all your hard work of finding the perfect first name.

If you really fancy a challenge, you could go for two middle names. In the US, you’re only legally required to have a first name and a surname on your birth certificate. Anything after that is simply down to personal choice.

Where To Look For Inspiration

As it’s been said most people do not use their middle name on a daily basis so you can take a step away from the more traditional names and opt for something that is a little more weird and wacky.

Here are a few ideas of where to look for some inspiration for a middle name if you are running out of ideas.

Family Tradition

The most common place to start is with your own family. Many families have a tradition of passing down a middle name from one generation to another or choosing a middle name that begins with a certain letter. 

While you may decide on a middle name to honor a relative. This could be a grandparent, uncle, or maiden name.

Take a good look into your family history and you’re sure to find a name that is both perfect for your child and connects them with their family past before they are old enough to understand the connection.

Two Is Better Than One

Maybe you and your partner had a first name choice that was pipped at the post for a variety of reasons. 

The middle name may be a way to use that second place first name in your baby’s full name. As most first names also make great middle names, there’s nothing to worry about. 

Memories Or Place Names

Celebrities are not the only people who can use place names for their children’s names. They are actually very trendy at the moment.

So if you and your partner have a special place that holds some fond memories or a favorite destination, go for it. 

What To Be Careful Of When Choosing That Perfect Middle Name

Middle names are an opportunity to be a little wilder and daring with your children’s names. After all, it is not the name they will be using every day.

This is why you will often find people with some weird and wonderful middle names that their parents just couldn’t justify as a first name. But there are a few things that you need to consider when choosing the perfect middle name:

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Potential For An Unfortunate Nickname

You need to put yourself into the mind of a child and think as they do. If you do think up some cruel and not nice names to tease your child then you bet that any child in the playground can too.

Initials

Remember that your children’s initials will often be written down on display so you need to ensure that they do not spell out any unfortunate words. 

With Luke as a first name, there is always the chance that their initials could potentially spell out some less than desirable things. 

Flow Of The Entire Name

When you have decided on the perfect first name, along with the perfect middle name and of course you already know the surname, you need to check that it all flows together and is not too clunky when you say it out loud.

If you have any doubts get a second opinion from family and friends and say the full name in the conversation. If the name sounds clunky or you are tripping over your words, there’s a pretty good chance that it is not the right combination of names. 

Different Ways To Spell Luke

As we said earlier, there are a few different variations of Luke. Here are some of our favorites:

  1. Luc
  2. Lucas
  3. Luca
  4. Lucius
  5. Lukas

Cute Sibling Names That Go With Luke

If you have more than one child, finding a name that goes well together is another important factor that you may need to consider. 

Remember that you will probably say your little one’s names a million times together so it is important that they flow well. Here are a few suggestions for sibling names that work well together. 

  1. Luke and Matthew
  2. Luke and Jake
  3. Luke and Jack
  4. Luke and Daniel
  5. Luke and Peter
  6. Luke and Hannah
  7. Luke and Sarah
  8. Luke and Emily
  9. Luke and Alex
  10. Luke and Jordan

The Final Thought

That concludes our list of 101 middle names for Luke. Hopefully, you’ve found the perfect middle name for your little dude, or at least have some ideas to complete your little one’s name.

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!