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What does Lucilla mean?

Lucilla Pronunciation of Lucilla [lu-cil-la] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Lucilla means "light". Lucilla is a version of Lucille (French, Latin): transcription of Lucy.

Associated with: light.


23 alternative forms via Lucille, Lucy: Loucille, Lucetta, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie, Luciela, Lucila, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyle, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusile, Lusita and Luzija.

Creative forms:
(female) Lecilla, Lucilna, ..

(male) Lucillo, Lucilly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lucilla Beatrice (L.B.), ..

How popular is Lucilla?

Lucilla is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3426 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Lucilla (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Lucy (#55 last year), Lucia (#225), Lucille (#283), Luciana (#468), Lucie (#1447), Lucinda (#1559), Lucyle, Lucile, Luci, Lucetta and Lucina. These forms of Lucilla were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 1.05%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.56%, 46.9%), with versions like Lucinda falling out of fashion. Lucy is the longstanding favorite, although Lucia seems to be gaining popularity 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, Lucyle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arcilla, Arvilla, Auriella, Billa, Camilla, Cecilla, Cilla, Cirilla, Corilla, Csilla, Cybilla, Cyrilla, Drucella, Drucilla, Druscilla, Drusilla, Emilla, Gunilla, Kamilla, Kemilla, Korilla, Labella, Lacina, Lacinda, Laila, Lalla, Lavella, Lecia, Leila, Lila, Lilia, Lilla, Lilli, Lilly, Loella, Lolla, Loucinda, Louella, Lucena, Lucerna, Lucinna, Ludmila, Ludmilla, Luella, Luelle, Luisa, Lumina, Lupita, Luvina, Luvinia, Luziana, Luzita, Lycia, Mercilla, Mirilla, Muriella, Myrilla, Neilla, Nualla, Pracilla (see Priscilla), Pricilla, Quilla, Quylla, Radilla, Rilla, Rudella, Sevilla, Sibilla, Sirilla, Syrilla, Tehilla, Tulla, Twilla, Willa and Zilla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lucilla.

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