Given Name LUCIA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: loo-CHEE-a (Italian), loo-TSEE-a (German), LOO-tsya (German), LOO-shə (English), loo-SEE-ə (English), LOO-chya (Romanian), LOO-kee-a (Classical Latin)   [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of LUCIUS. Saint Lucia was a 4th-century martyr from Syracuse. She was said to have had her eyes gouged out, and thus she is the patron saint of the blind. She was widely revered in the Middle Ages, and her name has been used throughout Christian Europe (in various spellings). It has been used in the England since the 12th century, usually in the spellings Lucy or Luce.

Categories

athletes, Elder Scrolls characters, Fire Emblem characters, martyrs, saints
VARIANTS: Luce (Italian), Luzia (German), Lucinda, Lucy (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Lucilla (Italian), Lucetta (English), Lucilla (Ancient Roman)
MASCULINE FORMS: Lucio (Italian), Lucius (English), Loukios, Lucius (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Llúcia (Catalan), Luca, Lucija (Croatian), Lucie (Czech), Luus (Dutch), Lucie, Luce, Lucette, Lucile, Lucille, Lucinde (French), Luca (Hungarian), Lūcija (Latvian), Luus (Limburgish), Lucinda (Literature), Liucija (Lithuanian), Łucja, Lucja (Polish), Lúcia, Lucinda, Luzia (Portuguese), Liùsaidh (Scottish), Lucija (Slovene), Lucía, Lucila (Spanish), Lleucu (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Lúcia, Lucía
USER SUBMISSION: Lúcía
  United States
2016
  Catalonia
2014
  Chile
2014
  Croatia
2009
  England and Wales
2015
  France
2015
  Galicia
2015
  Italy
2015
  Mexico
2013
  Netherlands
not
ranked
2016
  New Zealand
not
ranked
2015
  Northern Ireland
not
ranked
2015
  Portugal
not
ranked
2016
  Scotland
not
ranked
2016
  Spain
2015
  Switzerland
not
ranked
2013