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Gender: F Meaning of Lucy: "light" Origin of Lucy: English, variation of Lucia Lucy's Popularity in 2013: #66

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In the Top 30 in England, Lucy is slowly but surely catching up here as well, because it's so attractive on so many levels: Lucy is both saucy and solid, a saint's name and heroine of several great novels, and is associated with characters as diverse as the bossy Lucy in Peanuts, the psychedelic "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," and the madcap I Love Lucy.

The English form of the equally appealing Roman Lucia, which derives from the Latin word 'lux', meaning 'light, Lucy/Lucia was at one time given to girls born at dawn. In English-speaking use since medieval times, Lucy Lockit was featured in John Gay's comic opera The Beggar's Opera; Lucy Snowe is a main character in Charlotte Bronte's novel Villette.

Currently, Lucy Liu has imparted a new strength to the name; Lucy Stone was an important American activist,

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Famous People Named Lucy

Lucille "Lucy" Ball, American actress
Lucy Stone, American activist
Lucy Liu, American actress
Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress
Lucy Maud (L.M.) Montgomery, Canadian novelist
Lucy Burns, American suffragette
Lucy Hale (born Karen Lucille Hale), American actress & singer
Lucy Brown, daughter of Zac Brown
Lucy Jane Bonin, daughter of Jennifer Bonin
Lucy Jane Savant, daughter of Laura Leighton and Doug Savant
Lucy Thomas Manning, daughter of American football player Eli Manning
Nigella Lucy Lawson: TV Chef
Lucy, the name used for one of the earliest humanoid bodies discovered
Lucinda "Lucy" Grealy, American poet
Lucy Rose, English singer-songwriter
Lucy Gordon, writer
Lucy Gordon, English model/actress
Lucy Griffiths, English actress
Lucy Kaplansky, American musician
Lucy Knisley, American cartoonist/musician
Lucy Koh, American judge
Lucy Kellaway, columnist
Lucy Lippard, writer
Lucy McKenzie, artist
Lucy Allan, British politician
Lucy Parsons, American activist
Lucy Vallely, daughter of pro skateboarder Mike Vallely
Lucy Orta, British visual artist
Lucy Walker, film director
Lucy Spraggan, English musician
Lucy Deakins, American actress
Lucy Danziger, editor-in-chief of "Self" magazine
Lucy DeVito, actress
Lucy Fry, Australian actress
Lucy Thurber, NYC playwright
Lucy Owen, Welsh TV personality
Lucy Wainwright Roche, American singer-songwriter
Lucy O'Brien, author and journalist
Lucy Torres-Gomez, Filipina actress
Lucy Punch, English actress
Lucy Marie Wolf (b. 2014), daughter of actor Scott Wolf

Pop Culture References for the Name Lucy

Lucy Pevensie, character in the Chronicles of Narnia series
Lucille "Lucy" van Pelt, character in the Peanuts series
Lucy Ricardo, character on TV's "I Love Lucy" played by Lucille Ball
Lucy Honeychurch, character in "A Room with a View"
Lucy Shapiro, character in "Good In Bed"
Lucy, character in "Living Dead Girl" by Elizabeth Scott
Lucy Pearl, R&B group
Lucy Snowe, main character in "Villette" by Charlotte Bronte
Lucy Gringe, character from the Septimus Heap series
Lucy Weasley, daughter of Percy and Audrey Weasley in the Harry Potter series
Lucy Lane, Lois Lane's younger sister on TV's "Smallville"
Lucy Heartfilia, character in the anime Fairy Tail
Lucy, doll in Maurice Sendak's "Little Bear"
"Put Your Shoes On Lucy," song performed by Petula Clark and Anne Shelton
"Lucy," song by the band Skillet
Lucy, character from TV's "The Big Bang Theory"
Lucy Whitmore - Drew Barrymore's character in movie "50 First Dates"
"Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" - song by The Beatles
Lucy Quinn Fabray, character on TV's "Glee"
Lucy. character in movie "Across the Universe"
Lucy Moran, character on TV's "Twin Peaks"
Lucy, character in anime "Elfen Lied"
Lucy Coe, character on soap "General Hospital"
Lucy McClane, daughter in the Die Hard movies
Lucy Westenra, character in "Dracula"
Lucy Muir, main character in "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir"
Lucy Proek, character on TV's "Fortysomething"
"Lucy," song by Hanson
Lucy the Elephant, landmark
"Lucy in the Sky", anonymously written novel
Lucy Saxon, character on TV's "Doctor Who"
Lucy Messer, character on TV's "CSI:NY"
Lucy Carlyle, character in "Lockwood & Co"
Lucy Beale, character on British soap "Eastenders"
Lucy aka "Wild Style" in "The Lego Movie"
Lucy Camden-Kinkirk, character on TV's "7th Heaven"
Lucy Barker, character in the musical and movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Lucy, character on TV's "The Bletchley Circle"
Lucy Ashley, character in amine/manga 'Fairy Tail'

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Lucy's International Variations

Lucie, Lucette, Lucinde, Lucienne, Lucida (French) Luzie, Luzi (German) Luiseach (Irish Gaelic) Luciella (Italian) Lucya, Lucyna (Polish) Luzia (Portuguese) Lizija (Russian) Luca, Luci, Lucika, Lucka (Slavic) Lucila, Luz, Lucia, Luciana, Lucilla, Lucinda (Spanish) Lleulu (Welsh)