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Lucia

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40k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lucia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lucia

"Lucia" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Light". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Latinate variant of Lucy, or today borrowed from modern Italian. Name of a Sicilian martyr, Latin Lucia, feminine form of the Roman praenomen Lucius.

  1. A female given name.

Lucia was also found in the following language(s): German, Italian, Latin, Romanian, Slovak, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Lucia

Lucia Rijker is a martial artist. Lucia was born on December 6th, 1967 in Amsterdam.

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Lúcia Moniz is a pop music, folklore, and rock music singing and actor. She was most active from 1996 to 1996. Lúcia was given the name Ana Lúcia Pereira Moniz on September 9th, 1976 in Lisbon.

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Lúcia de Jesus Rosa Santos was a catholic church, discalced carmelites, nun, and roman catholicdiscalced carmelitenun. Lúcia was born on March 28th, 1907 in Aljustrel (Fátima). Lúcia is also known as Sister Mary Lucy of Jesus and of the Immaculate Heart. They breathed their last breath on February 13th, 2005.

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Lucia Berlin was a writer. Lucia was given the name Lucia Brown on November 12th, 1936 in Juneau, Alaska. She passed away on November 12th, 2004.

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Lucia Cifarelli is an industrial metal and industrial rock musician. She plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. Lucia was born on September 23rd, 1970.

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Lucía Méndez is a latin pop musician. Lucía was given the name Lucía Leticia Méndez Pérez on January 26th, 1955 in León, Guanajuato.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lucia

Paco de Lucía was a flamenco, classical music, and jazz guitarist and composer. He plays Guitar. He was most active from 1958 to 2014. Paco was given the name Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gómez . He passed away on February 25th, 2014.

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Fedez is a hip house and pop-rap rapping and singer-songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Fedez was given the name Federico Leonardo Lucia on October 15th, 1989 in Milan, Italy. Fedez is also known as Fedez.

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Ray Lucia is a certified financial planner, registered investment adviser, author, radio personality, television presenter, registered investment advisor, and radio personalitytelevision host. Ray was born on April 3rd, 1950 in Philadelphia.

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She holds the title Duchess of Ancona and Duchess of Genoa. Princess was born as the child of Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, and Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria on July 9th, 1908 in Nymphenburg Palace. She passed away on November 3rd, 2001.

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Don was born on August 20th, 1958 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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Lucía was born on April 2nd, 1964.

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How popular is the baby name Lucia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 15 15 0
1881 16 16 0
1882 20 20 0
1883 24 24 0
1884 22 22 0
1885 23 23 0
1886 33 33 0
1887 15 15 0
1888 34 34 0
1889 38 38 0
1890 31 31 0
1891 35 35 0
1892 37 37 0
1893 36 36 0
1894 32 32 0
1895 25 25 0
1896 34 34 0
1897 36 36 0
1898 49 49 0
1899 32 32 0
1900 42 42 0
1901 41 41 0
1902 41 41 0
1903 25 25 0
1904 46 46 0
1905 42 42 0
1906 58 58 0
1907 56 56 0
1908 44 44 0
1909 69 69 0
1910 64 64 0
1911 65 65 0
1912 88 88 0
1913 110 110 0
1914 125 125 0
1915 140 140 0
1916 167 167 0
1917 153 153 0
1918 191 191 0
1919 157 157 0
1920 147 147 0
1921 182 182 0
1922 189 189 0
1923 171 171 0
1924 182 182 0
1925 154 154 0
1926 190 185 5
1927 186 186 0
1928 192 192 0
1929 172 172 0
1930 180 180 0
1931 162 162 0
1932 185 185 0
1933 167 167 0
1934 161 161 0
1935 154 154 0
1936 174 174 0
1937 156 156 0
1938 161 161 0
1939 142 142 0
1940 158 158 0
1941 169 169 0
1942 182 182 0
1943 182 182 0
1944 167 167 0
1945 168 168 0
1946 198 198 0
1947 203 203 0
1948 221 221 0
1949 223 223 0
1950 208 208 0
1951 253 253 0
1952 258 258 0
1953 259 259 0
1954 267 267 0
1955 289 289 0
1956 219 219 0
1957 243 243 0
1958 233 233 0
1959 266 266 0
1960 259 259 0
1961 285 285 0
1962 231 226 5
1963 251 251 0
1964 293 293 0
1965 251 251 0
1966 264 264 0
1967 247 247 0
1968 253 253 0
1969 208 208 0
1970 252 252 0
1971 226 226 0
1972 228 228 0
1973 217 217 0
1974 197 197 0
1975 255 255 0
1976 278 278 0
1977 272 267 5
1978 277 270 7
1979 275 275 0
1980 316 316 0
1981 327 322 5
1982 317 317 0
1983 312 304 8
1984 341 334 7
1985 375 367 8
1986 346 340 6
1987 330 330 0
1988 312 312 0
1989 406 396 10
1990 409 400 9
1991 396 396 0
1992 401 401 0
1993 429 429 0
1994 377 377 0
1995 387 382 5
1996 400 400 0
1997 378 378 0
1998 370 370 0
1999 433 433 0
2000 552 552 0
2001 550 550 0
2002 523 523 0
2003 630 625 5
2004 747 741 6
2005 852 852 0
2006 976 976 0
2007 1,089 1,089 0
2008 1,098 1,098 0
2009 1,083 1,083 0
2010 1,238 1,238 0
2011 1,325 1,325 0
2012 1,303 1,303 0
2013 1,324 1,324 0
2014 1,428 1,428 0
2015 1,449 1,449 0
2016 1,511 1,511 0

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Popularity of Lucia as a first name

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Popularity of Lucia as a last name

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Common last names for Lucia

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lucia U.S.
  White 90.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lucia

People with the last name Lucia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lucia

  • What name lists does Lucia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lucia? Lucia is the 1,136th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lucia was the 8,217th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lucia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,143 babies born with the first name Lucia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lucia to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lucia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Lucia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lucia is Saturday, July 9th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Lucia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lucia was in 2016 with a total of 1,511 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lucia!
  • Random Lucia Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lucia ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Lucia: Your name in reverse order is Aicul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iluac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lucia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,038 people with the last name Lucia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lucia? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Lucia as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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