Color, Female, L names, Light, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes, White


Lucy is the English form of Lucia, the feminine form of Lucius which is an Ancient Roman praenomen (given name) meaning “light” from Latin lux (light) derived from a PIE root word *lewk– (light, bright; white). Lucy is also used as a nickname for names such as Lucille, Lucinda, or Lucia, all of which derive from the same source above.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Lucie (French, Czech, English)
  • Luci (English)
  • Lucia (Ancient Roman, Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak)
  • Luciana (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman)
  • Lucilla (Ancient Roman, Italian)
  • Lucille (French, English)
  • Lucile (French, English)
  • Lucienne (French)
  • Llúcia (Catalan)
  • Lucija (Slovene, Croatian)
  • Luca (Hungarian, Croatian)
  • Luus (Dutch, Limburgish)
  • Luce (Italian, French)
  • Lucette (French)
  • Lucinde (French)
  • Lucinda (English, Portuguese)
  • Luzia (Portuguese, German)
  • Lucetta (Italian)
  • Lucette (French)
  • Lūcija (Latvian)
  • Liucija (Lithuanian)
  • Łucja (Polish)
  • Lucja (Polish)
  • Lúcia (Portuguese)
  • Liùsaidh (Scottish)
  • Lucía (Spanish)
  • Lucila (Spanish)
  • Lleucu (Welsh)


Male forms:

  • Lucius (Ancient Roman, English)
  • Loukios (Ancient Roman)
  • Lukius (English)
  • Lucianus (Ancient Roman)
  • Lucio (Italian, Spanish)
  • Lúcio (Portuguese)
  • Lucjusz (Polish)
  • Lucian (Romanian, English)
  • Lucien (French)
  • Luciano (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Luken (Basque)
  • Lucijan (Croatian)
  • Łucjan (Polish)
  • Lucjan (Polish)



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