Lucia name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Telugu, German, Italian, Scandinavian, Czech, Hungarian, Spanish, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Bengali, Oriya and Tamil
Pronunciation: loo-SEE-a, loo-CHEE-a or LOO-sha
Meaning: Bringer of Light, Light, The Bright, Born At Daybreak, Daylight Babies and Shining
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What does Lucia mean?

Notably used in Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, English, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, Norwegian, Czech, Scandinavian, Spanish, Hungarian, German, Oriya, Greenlandic and Gujarati persistent and preeminent, Lucia is used as a unisex name which is rooted from Latin, meaning of Lucia is "The Light of India, Light, The Bright, Born At Daybreak, Daylight Babies or Shining".

Lucia is variation of perpetual, darling and sacred Lucy. Lucy is variant form of preeminent and ceaseless Lucie. Lucy is an abridged form of Lucia. Lucy is English form of Lucie.

Meaning of Lucy is Illumination and Born At Daybreak is of Latin origin. Lucia is feminine variation of Lucius. Lucius is a variant form of venerable and illustrous Luke. Lucius is German form of Luke.

Meaning of Lucius is The Bright and Bright, Shining, Light is rooted from Latin and Old Greek. It is celebrated on December 13th.

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How do I pronounce Lucia?

One syllabled Lucia is most commonly pronounced as loo-SEE-aorloo-CHEE-aorLOO-sha with emphasis on second SEE syllable. The other ways to say the name are loo-sha, loo-see-ah or l(u)-cia.

Variants of Lucia

Lucilla, Lucianus, Lucius, Luci, Lucy, Lucie, Lleucu, Lucette, Lou, Lucymarie, Luciana

Nicknames for Lucia

From plentitude of nicknames for the name Lucia, we love these names:

How popular is the name Lucia?

a popular name in United States with over 43400 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. When at the peak of its usage in 2018, the moniker grabbed the 183rd spot and 1651 baby girls were given the name.

Moreover, the given name has been to the top 500 baby names 47 times Also, Lucia was an extremely popular name in Spain. Over 117906 babies have been named Lucia since 2002.

At the peak of its usage in 2003, 10370 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 1st position. However after 17 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 17 times Also, Lucia was a popular name in Italy. Over 14092 babies have been named Lucia since 1999.

At the peak of its usage in 1999, the moniker grabbed the 40th spot and 1340 baby girls were given the name. After 12 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 12 times

A common name in England and Wales with over 4940 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

When at the peak of its usage in 2013, the moniker grabbed the 169th spot and 312 baby girls were given the name. Also, Lucia is a common name in France given to over 8429 babies in 119 years.

At the peak of its usage in 1900, it ranked 190th when 177 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Lucia is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1967, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 110 on girl names chart when 55 babies were given the name Lucia. There are over 816 babies that have been given the name Lucia in Ireland.

Lucia is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2013, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 188 on girl names chart when 43 babies were named Lucia.

There are over 652 babies that have been given the name Lucia in Switzerland. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 300 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 266 on girl names chart when 39 babies were named Lucia. Over 455 people have been named Lucia in Belgium.

However things change on global perspective, Lucia is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in Mexico.

Also the baby name is popular in Argentina, Tanzania, Philippines, Peru, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Colombia, Guatemala, Angola, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay, Germany, Malawi, Cuba, South Africa, Venezuela, El Salvador, Kenya, Puerto Rico, Slovakia, Indonesia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Zambia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Romania, Uruguay, Sudan, Madagascar, England, Namibia, Equatorial Guinea and Moldova.

At least, 2330000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Lucia in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Lucia

Try to be more compassionate and humane. You act cold around people not because you are insensitive as they believe but scared of getting carried away by your emotions. When it comes to career, you prefer to take the easier road but realize soon that it's not the best way. As for your friends, keep it real. Our advice to you "Fake it until you make it." If you want to play with the big players, act like one.

Other names similar to Lucia, for would be parents

  •  Kristers primarily is used in Latvian aimed at boys, meaning of Kristers is "Christian, Christian Woman or Disciple of Christ" is originated from Latin
  •  Vyola - Anomalous Latin Vyola is used as a baby girl name, meaning of Vyola is "Violets, Twelfth Night and Form of Violet". Vyola is resultant of Viola.
  •  Tiawanna - Odd girl name Tiawanna has its origin in English, Latin and Indoeuropean, meaning of Tiawanna is "Happiness and -Tia". Tiawanna is a resultant of Tia.
  •  Estel - Desirable and Evergreen unisex name Estel came from Latin, meaning of Estel is "Star"
  •  Leanna - Leanna's meaning is Julia is used as a gender-neutral name which is commonly used in Danish and Norwegian has origin in French, English and Latin

Middle names for Lucia

These well-liked and lovely middle names flows beautifully with the baby name Lucia .

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Famous people named Lucia

  • Lucia Mannucci, Italian singer
  • Lucia Joyce, professional dancer and the daughter of Irish writer James Joyce and Nora Barnacle
  • Lucia Sanchez, Spanish-born French actress
  • Lucia Aliberti, Sicilian soprano opera singer
  • Lucia Cormani, 19th and early 20th-century Italian ballet dancer and one of the founders of the Royal Academy of Dance
  • Lucia Rosa, girl from the 19th century
  • Lucia Popp, Slovak operatic soprano
  • Lucia Graves, writer and translator
  • Lucia Evans, Irish-Zimbabwean singer and winner of the 2006 season of the talent show 'You're a Star'
  • Lucia Quinciani, Italian composer
  • Lucia Zedner, British legal scholar,
  • Lucia Giannecchini, English actress
  • Lucia Hossu-Longin, Romanian TV producer/director
  • Lucia Annunziata, Italian journalist
  • Lucia Wiley, Sr
  • Lucia Pamela, American musician, nightclub singer, bandleader
  • Lucia Rijker, Dutch professional female boxer, kickboxer
  • Lucia Elizabeth Vestris, English actress and a contralto opera singer
  • Lucia Cifarelli, American musician
  • Lucia Micarelli, American violinist and actress best
  • Lucia Anguissola, Italian mannerist painter of the late Renaissance
  • Lucia Bosè, Italian actress,
  • Lucia Moholy, photographer
  • Lucia Mida, Mrs
  • Lucia de Berk, Dutch licensed paediatric nurse
  • Lucia Migliaccio, second wife of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
  • Lucia Smyrk, Australian actress
  • Lucia Morico, Italian judoka
  • Lucia Starovičová, Slovak former competitive figure skater
  • Lucia Berlin, American short story writer
  • Lucia Žitňanská, Slovak politician and member of Most–Híd
  • Lucia Chase, American dancer, actress
  • Lucia Hrivnák Klocová, Slovak middle distance athlete
  • Lucianne Walkowicz in UFO: The Real Deal as
  • Lucia Snieg in Las mantenidas sin sueños as Actress
  • Lucia Love in Brit School Brats Episode 2: Rule Brit Tanya as Actress
  • Lucia Mortato in Provocazione fatale as Actress
  • Luciana Arrighi in Sense and Sensibility as Production Designer
  • Luciana Turina in Teresa la ladra as Actress
  • In 1961, Lucia Banti portrayed the role of Angelina in comedy film Gli scontenti.
  • In 1973, Lucia Bernusová portrayed the role of N in film Srdce na lane.
  • In 1957, Lucia Mara Dabija played the role of Bica in drama flick Eruptia.
  • Lucia Ocrain, from 1968 action and adventure flick Moartea lui Joe Indianul, who portrayed the Becky Thatcher.
  • Lucia Ragni played the important character of Amalia Concistoro in 2006 comedy flick Tre donne morali.
  • Lucia Ramirez, from 1982 horror film Cannibal Love, who played the N.
  • In 2000 biography and crime movie, I cento passi, Lucia Sardo characterized Felicia Impastato.
  • In 1921 drama film, The Wild Goose, Lucia Backus Seger played Nou Nou.
  • Lucia Sturza-Bulandra, from 1911 drama, romance flick Amor fatal, who played N.
  • Lucia Zanussi portrayed the key role of N in 1929 comedy flick La locandiera.
  • Lucia Argut played the minor role of Jackeline In drama film Tijuana I Love You.
  • Lucia Ocone portrayed vital character of Loredana Tucci in Bertocchi in 2016 comedy flick Poveri ma ricchi.
  • In 2015, Lucia Vráblicová portrayed the role of Valeria in comedy, drama film Vojtech.
  • Lucia Gaziová, from 2016 drama film Little Feather, who played the Matka.
  • Lucia Métrailler, from 2006 adventure movie The Routes of Wild Flowers, who characterized Janet.

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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Instituto Nacional de Estadística,
  5. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
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  7. Istat – Istituto nazionale di statistica,
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