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Origin, Meaning, And History Of Lucia

The name Lucia has its root in the Latin dialect. History confirms that this name can be a forename as well as a surname. The word lux means ‘light.’ It is also known as Lucy and is the feminine version of the Roman first name Lucius. The name can be found in languages like Slavic, English, Italian, Spanish (Luca), Portuguese (Lcia), and Romanian.

In Sweden, Lucia is a respected, ancient figure who is believed to be the light bearer of bringing warmth in cold and light in the darkness. Swedish people celebrate Lucia day on the 13th of December every year. They celebrate the event where they light up many candles and sing songs.

The name is considered Lucius’ feminine form in English customs. Since the 12th century, various spellings of the name have been used throughout Christian Europe, typically spelled as Lucy or Luce. Saint Lucia was a Roman Christian martyr in the fourth century from the land of Syracuse. As the legends have it, she is believed to be the patron saint of the blind.

The name Lucia has several different spellings throughout Europe, Scandinavia, and Ukraine. Some common variations include Luce, Luci, Luciana, and Lucie. The majority of children with the name Lucia have nicknames like Lou, Luce, Lucy, and Lu.

In fiction, Lucia Morgan first appears in Street Fighter V Season 4. She made her debut as a player character as a detective with Metro City’s Special Crimes Unit in Final Fight 3 in 1995. The main antagonist of the Japanese manga/anime series Rave Master is Lucia Raregroove. He is the King’s son and was set to take the thrones of both the Raregroove Kingdom and Demon Card.


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Famous People With The Name Lucia

  • Lucia H. Faxon AdditonAmerican writer, music teacher, and Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) official
  • Lucia BosettiItalian professional volleyball player who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Lucía LacarraA famous Spanish ballet dancer
  • Lucia RijkerA Dutch former professional boxer and kickboxer
  • Lucia McBathAn American politician known for her contribution to advocating gun control in the country

Lucia On The Popularity Chart

Lucia has faced the same amount of highs and lows till the present years. It can be seen that the 21st century is a time for a peak for this name.

Popularity Over Time

This name initially saw an unstable rise in popularity between 1980 and 1998. However, the popularity of the name saw a consistent rise after 2004, and it’s still growing every year, as depicted in the graph.

Source: Social Security Administration

Rank Over Time

In 2021, the name ranked 136 and is at its all-time high. Check the graph to find the changes in the ranking of this name over the years.

Source: Social Security Administration

Names With Similar Sound As Lucia

If you are looking for a name that chimes similar to Lucia, here are a few options to consider.

Names With Similar Meaning As Lucia

Here are a fee names that have a similar meaning as Lucia but in different variations.

Name Numerology For Lucia

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