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pinWhat does Lucille mean?

Lucille /lu-cil-le/ 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.


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

Lucille has 11 more relations via Lucy: Luce, Lucette, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucida, Lucie, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucine and Lucita.

Kreatif forms: Lacille, Lucillu. [more]

pinHow 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 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.

Prominent variation forms of Lucille (#343 a year ago) are Lucy (#62 a year ago), Lucia (#230), Luciana (#469), Lucinda, Lucila, Lucie, Lucienne and Lucile. Adoption of these relations of Lucille was at its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.49%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.32%, down 35%), with the forms Lucile, Lucie and Lucinda becoming less stylish. Lucille, Luciana, Lucia and Lucy are four of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this compilation, with Lucia, Lucille and Lucy enjoying a rebound in popularity. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Lucille and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucille, Lucia, Luciana, Lucie, Lucienne in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucila, Lucile, Lucinda, Lucy in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Cecille, Lachelle, Lacole, Leslee, Leslie, Lezlee, Lezlie, Lisl and Luelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lucille.