What does Lucille mean?
Lucille [lu-cille] as a girls' name is pronounced loo-SEEL. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lucille is "light". Diminutive of Lucy. Lucilla was used by the Romans and revived in the 19th century. Comedienne Lucille Ball.
(female) Lacille, Lucilli, ..
(male) Lucilleo, Lucilley, ..
How popular is Lucille?
Lucille is a very prominent first name for women (#145 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Lucille for girls. Lucille reached its apex rank of #29 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #283 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Lucille (#283 a year ago) are Lucy (#55 a year ago), Lucia (#225), Luciana (#468), Lucie (#1447), Lucinda (#1559), Lucyle, Lucile, Lucienne, Luci and Lucina. Adoption of these relations of Lucille was at its apex during 1910-1919 (usage of 1.1%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.6%, down 47%), with forms such as Lucinda becoming somewhat outmoded. Lucy, Lucia and Luciana are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this compilation.
Suggested similar names are Aprille, Aurelle, Aurielle, Basille, Bazille, Camille▲, Cecile▼, Cecille, Cybille, Cyrille, Danille, Darille, Emille, Ethille (see Ethel), Hille, Jamille, Jocelle, Junelle, Kamille, Lachelle, Lacie, Lacole, Lailie, Lanelle, Lauralle (see Laurel), Laurelle, Lavelle, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lilley, Lilli, Lillie▼, Lilly▲, Loralle, Lorelle, Lorilee, Lucerne, Lucinna, Lucrece, Ludmilla, Luella▼, Luelle, Luise, Lusine, Lynelle, Marcille, Mille, Murielle, Neille, Nicolle, Rudelle, Suzelle, Sybille, Teille and Yudelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lucille.See names in meaning and etymology.