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Lucy Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Lucy is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Lucy is "light".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 62  in baby name popularity for girls with 4257 occurrences.  It ranked 11513 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

View the Lucy Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lucy has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lucy to other names.


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Related Names

Lucy is a form of the name Lucie.

The names Lucetta, Lucette, Luminita are all forms of Lucy.

Other Tidbits

Lucy falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lucy Stone.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lucy in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lucy.

Just for fun, see the name Lucy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lucy in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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