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What does Lucinda mean?

Lucinda Pronunciation of Lucinda 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


VARIANTS Cindy, Loucinda, Lucena, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucinna, Lusine

SEE ALSO Alcinda, Clarinda, Cynthia

OTHER FORMS VIA LUCY, LUZ Lucetta, Luci, Lucia, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucida, Lucie, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Lusita, Luziana, Luzija



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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)

Lucinda reached its peak rank of #209 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #1628. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Cindy (#1329 IN 2018), Clarinda, Cynthia (#693), Lucetta, Luci, Lucia (#183), Luciana (#349), Lucianna, Lucie (#1375), Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille (#295), Lucina, Lucy (#51) and Luz (#1003) are the popular varying forms of Lucinda (#1628) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lusita, are seldom used. These forms of Lucinda reached the top of their popularity in the 1950s (MEDIAN #1171) and have become significantly less common since (#1306, 73%), with versions such as Cynthia becoming less stylish. Lucia and Luciana are two 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, Lucianna, Lucie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Lucinda is pronounced similarly to Lacinda. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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