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What does Lucinda mean?

Lucinda [lu-cin-da] 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.

Associated with: light, mythology, roman, goddess, 18th century.


Lucinda has 7 variants: Cindy, Loucinda, Lucena, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucinna and Lusine.

Affiliated girl names: Alcinda, Clarinda and Cynthia.

Lucinda has 20 more different relations via Lucy, Luz: Lucetta, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita, Luziana and Luzija.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Lecinda, Lucinta, ..

(male) Lucindon, Lucinlan, ..

How popular is Lucinda?

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Lucinda for girls. Lucinda reached its peak rank of #209 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #1522. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucinda name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Lucinda and corresponding names. Cindy (#710 in 2014), Clarinda, Cynthia (#491), Lucetta, Luci, Lucia (#230), Luciana (#469), Lucie (#1475), Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille (#343), Lucina, Lucy (#62) and Luz (#1076) are the popular varying forms of Lucinda (#1522 in 2014) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lucyna, are seldom used. These forms of Lucinda reached the top of their popularity in the 1950s (median #1116) and have become significantly less common since (#1225, 73%), with versions such as Cynthia becoming less stylish. Lucia, Luciana and Lucy are three of the more trendy girl names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucinda, Cindy, Clarinda, Cynthia, Lucetta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucie, Lucienne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucile, Lucille, Lucina, Lucy, Luz in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Lucinda is pronounced similarly to Lacinda. Other recommended names are Alacinda (see Alcinda), Alinda, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Arlinda, Arminda, Brinda, Celinda, Cinda, Corinda, Darinda, Dyrinda (see Dorinda), Elinda, Glinda, Guida, Gunilda, Jacinda, Jaconda, Jolinda, Kalinda, Lacina, Laina, Larinda, Laronda, Latina, Laurina, Laurinda, Lavina, Lavinia, Lawanda, Leanda, Lecia, Leida, Lenda, Leonda, Lina, Lind, Linda, Lindi, Lindka, Lindy, Linea, Linna, Livinia, Loida, Lorinda, Lovina, Lovinia, Luanda, Lucerna, Luciela, Lucila, Luiza, Lumina, Luminosa, Lundy, Luvena, Luvina, Luvinia, Luwana, Luzita, Lynda, Lynnda, Malinda, Marinda, Melinda, Minda, Olinda, Orinda, Ouida, Salinda, Secunda, Selinda, Velinda and Yalinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lucinda.