Correct Italian name - Luco or Luca?

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Correct Italian name - Luco or Luca?

Postby jenalonso » 21 Jun 2007, 03:48

I am trying to figure out the name of one of my ancestors. What was the correct male name in Italian - Luco o Luca?

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Re: Correct Italian name - Luco or Luca?

Postby wldspirit » 21 Jun 2007, 04:43

LUCA (1)
Gender: Masculine

Usage: Italian

Italian form of LUKE. This name was borne by Luca della Robbia, a Renaissance sculptor from Florence.


This is a great site for the history of names:
http://www.behindthename.com/nmc/ita.php

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Re: Correct Italian name - Luco or Luca?

Postby suanj » 21 Jun 2007, 08:00

Luca is correct.. wldspirit right... Luca first name in honor of the Jesus's Apostle...
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Re: Correct Italian name - Luco or Luca?

Postby jenalonso » 21 Jun 2007, 14:42

Ok, thanks a lot! Very helpful!
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Re: Correct Italian name - Luco or Luca?

Postby wldspirit » 21 Jun 2007, 22:51

Thank you Suanj......the website is a very good one.....I have found many older names thru the site....... :D
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