What does Lucinda mean?
Lucinda \l(u)-cin-da, luci-nda\ as a girls' name is pronounced loo-SEEN-dah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lucinda is "light". Variant of Lucy. Mythology: Lucine was the Roman goddess of childbirth, giver of first light to the newborn. Popular in the 18th century. See also Luz.
Lucinda▼ has 28 more different forms via Lucy, Luz: Lou▼, Loulou, Lu, Luce, Lucetta, Lucette, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie▼, Lucienne, Lucile▼, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita, Luz▼, Luzelena, Luzette, Luziana and Luzija.
Lucinda is a very popular first name for women (#526 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Lucinda for girls. Lucinda reached its peak rank of #209 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Lucinda and corresponding names. Cindy (#710 in 2014), Cynthia (#491), Lou, Lu, Lucia (#230), Luciana (#469), Lucie, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille (#343), Lucy (#62) and Luz are the popular varying forms of Lucinda ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4948%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2842%, down 42.6%), with versions such as Cindy, Cynthia, Lucie, Lucinda and Luz becoming somewhat outmoded. Lucia (#230), Luciana (#469), Lucille (#343) and Lucy (#62) are four of the more trendy girl names in this compilation, with Lucia, Lucille and Lucy enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lucinda▼ is pronounced similarly to Lacinda. This name tends to be less frequently used than Lucinda.