Companion of Saint Paul who is traditionally credited with having written the third Gospel of the New Testament as well as the Acts of the Apostles.
A masculine name.
One of the four Evangelists, a physician and companion of the Apostle Paul and the reputed author of the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles: his day is Oct. 18
The third book of the New Testament, telling the story of Jesus' life.
A male given name.
Luke the Evangelist, an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
Origin of luke
From Middle English luke, leuke, lewke (“lukewarm, tepid"), from an unexplained variant or extension of Middle English lewe (“warm, lukewarm, tepid"), from Old English hlÄ“ow (“warm"), perhaps due to confusion with Old English wlÃ¦c (“tepid, lukewarm, cool").