Name: Lucifer

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lucifer

  • Meaning:
    Carrier of the light
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  • Pronunciation:
    (LOO suh fer)
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    Itself (Lucifer)
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Miscellaneous Info for Lucifer

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Latin 'lux', 'light' and 'ferre', 'to carry'.

    Used in a passage in the book Isaiah as an alternative title for the Babylonian king. Popular myth eventually made it into a byname for Satan. The poets Dante Alighieri and John Milton used it in their respective works 'Divina Commedia' and 'Paradise Lost'.

    Lucifer is also a Roman term used to denote the planet Venus.

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