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Meaning and Name Origin

Lucinda \l(u)-cin-da, luci-nda\ as a girls' name is pronounced loo-SEEN-dah. Variant of Lucy (Latin) "light". 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 7 variants: Cindy, Loucinda, Lucena, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucinna and Lusine.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Alcinda, Clarinda and Cynthia.

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)

Top 1000 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 popularity of the girl name Lucinda and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Lucinda ranked in the Top 1000 are Cindy (#710 in 2014), Cynthia (#491), Lou, Lu, Lucia (#230), Luciana (#469), Lucie, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille (#343), Lucy (#62) and Luz. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 and have become significantly less popular since, 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)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Lucinda is pronounced similarly to Lacinda. This name tends to be less frequently used than Lucinda.