32 Popular Baby Names That Are Often Mispronounced
Lucas has been a high-ranking name on the popular names list, which could account for why Luca is climbing in popularity. According to BabyCenter, Luca has spiked in popularity since 1996. If you want to pronounce it like “Luck-ah” we will stop you right there. This is an example of popular baby names that are mispronounced. Another twist is when the “u” in Luca is said more like a long “o” so it is “LOO-kah.” Baby Name Wizard points out that the name has an interesting history. It is “a cognate of Lucus, an Ecclesiastic Late Latin name thought to be a derivative of Lucius.” The name is likely of Greek origin.