Lucy - girls name

Lucy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Lucy name meaning:

The name Lucy is of Latin origin and it means "light" or "to shine." This name has a beautiful meaning associated with it, as light has always symbolized positivity, clarity, and guidance. Lucy is often associated with brightness, enlightenment, and intelligence.

The name Lucy has a rich history and is a popular choice for parents looking for a classic yet timeless name for their baby girl. It has been used for centuries and has a universal appeal. Famous Lucys in history include Saint Lucy, the patron saint of the blind, and Lucy Stone, a prominent American suffragist and abolitionist.

The name Lucy exudes a cheerful and optimistic vibe, which is reflected in the personality of many individuals with this name. Lucys are often described as warm-hearted, kind, and empathetic. They have a natural ability to bring joy and light into the lives of those around them. Overall, the name Lucy carries a positive and uplifting connotation, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that embodies brightness and happiness.

Origin: Latin



Saints names, Christmas names, Victorian names

Related names

Lucy , Lucetta, Lucette, Ruihi

Other girls names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 85 out of 5581

607 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (18)
  • England (86)
  • Wales (90)

Historical popularity of Lucy

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Lucy from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Lucy in 2024