What does Lucy mean?
Lucy /lucy/ as a girls' 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 variants: Lou▼, Loulou, Lu, Luce, Lucetta, Lucette, Luci, Lucia▲, Luciana▲, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie▼, Lucienne, Lucile▼, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille▲, Lucina, Lucinda▼, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita, Luz▼ and Luzija.
Affiliated girl name: Luella.Kreatif forms: Licy, Liecy, Lurcy. [more]
How popular is Lucy?
Lucy is a very prominent first name for females (#208 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#9902 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Lucy for girls. Lucy was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #49 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #62. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the girl name Lucy and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Lucy (#62 via latest list) listed in the Top 1000 are Lou, Lu, Lucia (#230 via latest list), Luciana (#469), Lucie, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille (#343), Lucinda, Luella and Luz. These relations of Lucy were popular during 1900-1909 (median #477) and are somewhat less conventional today (#758, ▼53.8%). Lucy is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Luciana has become popular as well over time, while forms such as Lucie, Lucile, Lucinda, Luella and Luz have become less popular.
Thinking of names?
Lucy▲ is alike in pronunciation to Lacee, Lacey▲, Laci▼, Lacie▼, Lacy▼, Laicey, Lesy, Lesya, Lisa▼, Lissy, Liza▼, Lizy, Lizzy, Luisa▼, Luiza, Lusa, Lysa and Lyza. Other recommended similar baby names are Cacy, Dacy, Drucy, Dulcy, Jacy, Kacy, Lace, Lady, Lexy, Liby, Lily▲, Livy, Lory, Luba, Lucyle, Lula▼, Lulu▼, Luna▲, Lundy, Lupe▼, Lura▼, Lusca, Macy▲ and Tacy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lucy.