Lucy

Gender:girl

Meaning:Light

Origin:French

Pronunciation:LOO see

Variations:Lucie, Luci

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Lucy is a modern name that’s become fairly popular in the recent years, landing itself in the top 30 baby names 2015. Lucy is a great name choice for baby girls as it is a beautiful name with a lovely meaning.

Detailed Meaning

Lucy comes from the Old French name Lucie, derived from the Latin word ‘lux’, meaning ‘light’. It was in fairly widespread use back in the Middle Ages, increasing greatly in popularity in the 1990s.

Famous People With This Name

Some famous bearers of the name are Lucy Liu, an actress known for her roles in “Ally McBeal” and “Charlie’s Angels,” Lucy Hale, who is an actress currently playing Aria Montgomery in the TV show “Pretty Little Liars,” and Lucy Mecklenburgh, who since leaving TOWIE has became fitness guru and has taken part in many TV shows.

Possible Nicknames

Lucy is a short name by itself, however some nicknames that could be used are – Lu-Lu or Luce.

Related Names

Other names that mean light and also sound very similar include Luciana, Lucia and Lucinda.

Stories Featuring This Name

Lucy Pevensie is a fictional character in the book series “The Chronicles of Narnia.” She is the youngest of the children and was first to find the entrance to Narnia in ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.’

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