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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 girl name Luella.


Popularity

Lucy is a very popular first name for females (#208 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9218 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lucy for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucy name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lucy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lucy (#62), Lucia (#230), Lucille (#343), Luciana (#469), Lucinda, Luz, Luella, Lucie, Lou, Lu, Lucienne and Lucile. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucy, Lucia, Lucille, Luciana, Lucinda, Luz, Luella, Lucie, Lou, Lu in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lucienne, Lucile in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Lucy is also pronounced similarly to Lacey, Laci, Lacy, Lesy, Lizy and Lusa. Other suggested similar baby names are Lace, Lexy and Lusca. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lucy.

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