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Lucy meaning and name origin

Lucy \l(u)-cy\ as a girl's name is pronounced LOO-see. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lucy is "light". Feminine of Lucius; vernacular form of Lucia. The feast day of Saint Lucy (fourth century), patroness of sight, is called the Festival of Light in Sweden. Lucy is also a bossy little girl in Charles Schulz's popular "Peanuts" comic strip. Actress Lucy Liu.

Lucy has 27 variant forms: Lou, Loulou, Lu, Luce, Lucetta, Lucette, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyna, Lucyja, Lucza, Lusita, Luz and Luzija.

For more information, see also the related name Luella.

Lucy is also pronounced similarly to Lacey, Laci, Lacy, Lesy, Lizy and Lusa. Other suggested similar baby names are Lace and Lexy.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Lucy.

Popularity of Lucy

Lucy is a very popular first name for females (#208 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9218 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lucy name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lucy with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Lucy name in U.S.
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