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Meaning and Name Origin

Lucille \l(u)-cille, luci(l)-le\ as a girls' name is pronounced loo-SEEL. It is of French origin. Diminutive of Lucy (Latin) "light". Lucilla was used by the Romans and revived in the 19th century. Comedienne Lucille Ball.


Variations

Lucille has 10 variants: Loucille, Luciela, Lucienne, Lucila, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucyle, Luseele and Lusile.

Lucille has 22 more related variations via Lucy: Lou, Loulou, Lu, Luce, Lucetta, Lucette, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita, Luz and Luzija.


Popularity

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 popularity of Lucille for girls. Lucille reached its apex rank of #30 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #343 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucille name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucille outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Lucille and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Lucille (#343 a year ago) are Lucy (#62 a year ago), Lucia (#230), Luciana (#469), Luz, Lucinda, Lucile, Lucienne, Lu, Lucie, Lou and Lucila. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1900-1909 and has become much lower since, with the forms Luz, Lucinda, Lucile, Lucie and Lou becoming somewhat outmoded. Lucille (#343), Luciana (#469), Lucia (#230) and Lucy (#62) are four of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this compilation, with Lucia, Lucille and Lucy enjoying a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lou, Lu, Lucia, Luciana, Lucie, Lucienne, Lucila, Lucile, Lucille, Lucinda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucy, Luz in U.S.

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

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