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What does Lucena mean?

Lucena Pronunciation of Lucena [lu-ce-na] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Lucena is "light". Lucena is an alternate spelling of Lucinda (Latin): version of Lucy.

Associated with: light.


Lucena has 2 variants: Lucina and Lucinna.

2 more different relations via Lucinda: Loucinda and Lusine.

Creative forms:
(female) Lacena, Lucela, ..

(male) Lucela, Lucene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lucena Karma (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lucena?

Lucena is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#24763 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lucina and Lucinda (#1559 in 2015) are the popular alternative forms of Lucena (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lucinna, are uncommon. These relations of Lucena were popular with parents during the years 1880-1889 (median #816) and are now much less widespread (#1779, 90.3%), with the form Lucinda becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucina, Lucinda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucena and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lucena is alike in pronunciation to Lacina, Lizena, Lucyna, Luisana and Luziana. Other recommended names are Asucena, Azucena, Buena, Duena, Eugena, Julena, Lacene, Laken, Larena, Laurena, Lavena, Leena, Lena, Lexina, Libena (see Luba), Lorena, Luana, Luanna, Luce, Lucerna, Lucerne, Lucetta, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Luciela, Lucienne, Lucila, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucza, Lumina, Luna, Luvena, Luvenia, Luvina, Luwana, Queena, Rubena and Ruzena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lucena.

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