What does Lucena mean?
Lucena /lu-ce-na/ [3 sylls.] 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. Licina is a familiar last name.
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. Census)
Cindy (#710 in 2014) and Lucinda are the popular alternative forms of Lucena (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Forms like Lucina are uncommon. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.8275%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.145%, down 82.5%), with the forms Cindy and Lucinda becoming less fashionable. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Lucena and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lucena is alike in pronunciation to Lacina, Lizena and Lucyna. Other recommended similar baby names are Lacene, Lucerna, Luciana▲, Lucine and Luvena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lucena.