What is the meaning of the name Lucy?

The name Lucy is primarily a female name of English origin that means Light.

A common alternate spelling of the name Lucy is Lucie and both are common nicknames for the name Lucille. Nicknames for the name Lucie include Lu, Lulu, and Luce.

Lucy is the name given to one of the oldest fossils known to man.

One of the most famous Lucys, who is publicly associated with the name is Lucille Ball, comedienne, actress and television industry mogul. Her series I Love Lucy was an innovation in television comedy and filming.

Other famous Lucys include actors Lucy Liu and Lucy Hale. Saint Lucy was a saint and martyr in the Christian Bible.

Fictional characters include Lucy van Pelt from Peanuts, a comic strip by Charles Schulz. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is one of the most popular songs by the Beatles. Lucy Pevensie is a character in The Chronicles of Narnia. Lucy Honeychurch is a main character in the novel and movie A Room with a View. Lucy is also the name of a Science Fiction movie starring Scarlett Johansson.

People who like the name Lucy also like:

Charlotte, Amelia, Grace, Violet, Lily, Olivia, Alice, Liam, Oliver, Jack, Henry, William, Benjamin, Owen

Names like Lucy:

Leigh, Louisa, Leiko, Liza, Lysa, Lacy, Loki, Lexus, Lycia, Luuk, Lucky, Louise, Ligia, Luca, Lassie, Lucus, Lizzie, Lilka, Lilika, Lissa, Les, Lakeisha, Laisha, Loic, Lesa, Licio, Lugh, Lacey, Lokesh, Lilja

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Lucy Lu Huntt - daughter of Sam Hunt and Hannah Lee Fowler , born 2022

Stats for the Name Lucy

checkmark Lucy is currently #40 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Lucy is currently #48 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Lucy:

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1. Potential for confusion or mispronunciation due to its similarity to other names like Lacey or Lucille.
2. Commonness of the name, which may result in the child being one of many Lucys in their school or community.
3. Lack of uniqueness, as Lucy is a popular and well-known name that may not stand out among others.
4. Potential for teasing or nicknaming based on associations with fictional characters like Lucy from "Peanuts" or Lucy from "The Chronicles of Narnia."
5. Difficulty in finding personalized items or gifts with the name Lucy, as it is a common name and may be sold out or unavailable in certain contexts.

Songs about Lucy

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Almost Lucy - Al Stewart
F*** You Lucy - Atmosphere
Forgetful Lucy - Adam Sandler
Lucy - Hanson
Lucy - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Lucy - See Spot Run
Lucy At the Gym - Jill Sobule
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - The Beatles
Lucy's Door - Harry Belafonte
Lucy's Shoe - Spacehog
Lucy's Smile - Rob Laurens
The Ballad of Lucy Jordan - Marianne Faithfull
There Goes Lucy - The Rembrandts