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Girl Name: Lucy

Name: Lucy
Pronunciation: \l(u)-cy\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: light
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Luella
Sounds Like: Lacy, Lesy, Lusa, Lizy, Lacey, Laci, Lace
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, Luzija
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 208
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 9218

Description

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 form 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.

Baby names that sound like Lucy are Lacy, Lesy, Lusa, Lizy, Lacey, Laci and Lace.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Lucy.

Popularity

Lucy is a very popular first name for women (#208 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9218 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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