Lucia Name Meaning & Origin

Lucia

Pronunciation: loo-SEE-ə , LOO-shə, loo-CHEE-ə (key)

Origin of the name Lucia:

Feminine form of Lucius, which is derived from the Latin lux (light). The name was borne by St. Lucia of Syracuse, a 4th-century martyr whose popularity during the Middle Ages led to widespread use of the name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Luce, Lucy

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Nicknames for Lucia

Lucy, Lulu, Luce, Lux, Luli (Lou-lee), Lu (Lou), Lucilu (Lou-See-Lou), Luti (Lou-tee), Luchi (Louchee), Luchichi (Lou-chee-chee), Luchita (Lou-Chee-Ta), Luci, Lucilis (Lou-See-Lis), Lula (Lou-la), Cia

Meanings and history of the name Lucia

Latin from Lux meaning "light" or "the light one" as in "the bringer of light". It also comes from a Sicilian saint

Famous real-life people named Lucia

Lucia Mendez, actress and singer
Lucia Sofia (b. 2006), daughter of American actress Sasha Alexander and Edoardo Ponti
Lucia Rose Mariano (b. 2009), daughter of American television personalities Amber and Rob Mariano
Lucia Gibson (b. 2009), daughter of American-Australian actor and filmmaker Mel Gibson and Russian singer-songwriter and pianist Oksana Grigorieva
Lucia Backus (b. 2012), daughter of American actress Mira Sorvino

Lucia in song, story & screen

"Lucia, Lucia" a novel by Adriana Trigiani
"Lucia de Lamermoor", opera
Mapp and Lucia books by E.F. Benson
Main Character from YouTube sitcom "Mariano Madness"

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