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Lucida

What does Lucida mean?

Lucida Pronunciation of Lucida [lu-ci-da] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Lucida means "light". Lucida is an alternate spelling of Lucy (Latin): feminine of Lucius.

Associated with: light.

Variations

20 alternative forms via Lucy: Luce, Lucetta, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucie, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita and Luzija.

Creative forms:
(female) Luciza, ..

(male) Lucise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lucida Meredith (L.M.), ..

How popular is Lucida?

Lucida is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Lucida is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lucy (#55 from recent data), Lucia (#225), Lucille (#283), Luciana (#468), Lucie (#1447), Lucinda (#1559), Luci, Lucina, Lucetta and Lucile are the prominent alternative forms of Lucida (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lucilla, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Lucida was widespread during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 1%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.6%, 47%), with versions such as Lucile falling out of fashion. Lucy is more familiar than the rest, although Lucia seems to be getting popular too. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucetta, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucie in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucia, Lucie, Lucy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alida, Allida, Almida, Eneida, Freida, Guida, Jedida, Lacina, Lacinda, Lacoya, Lada, Laidy, Lalia, Lalika, Larina, Larita, Latifa, Laurita, Laveda, Lecia, Leda, Leida, Leina, Lenda, Lesia, Levina, Liba, Licha, Licia, Lida, Lidah, Lidija, Lila, Lilia, Lira, Livia, Livija, Loida, Lorinda, Loucinda, Louisa, Louiza, Lovina, Loyda, Luana, Luanda, Luanna, Lucena, Lucerna, Luciela, Lucila, Lucinna, Lucyle, Luisa, Luiza, Lujza, Lujzika, Lulita, Lumina, Luned, Lupita, Lura, Lusca, Luvina, Luwana, Luzita, Lycia, Lygia, Nagida, Negida, Nelida, Oneida, Ouida, Reida and Zaida. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lucida.

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