Latin Lucanus 'inhabitant of Lūca (a city in Etruria)'.
The name of an important Roman poet, as well as traditionally one of the names of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend.
- ● 1285 Lucani (gen) Perugia1285 p. 161
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Lucan". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2021, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2021/1/name/Lucan.