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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.loo-SIN-də English
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Meaning & History

An elaboration of LUCIA created by Cervantes for his novel 'Don Quixote' (1605). It was subsequently used by Molière in his play 'The Doctor in Spite of Himself' (1666).
VariantsLucia English Lúcia, Luzia Portuguese
Masculine FormsLucius English Lúcio Portuguese
Other Languages & CulturesLucia, Lucilla Ancient Roman Llúcia Catalan Luca, Lucija Croatian Lucie Czech Lucia Danish Luus Dutch Lucie, Luce, Lucette, Lucile, Lucille, Lucinde French Lucia, Luzia German Luca Hungarian Lucia, Luce, Lucetta, Lucilla Italian Lūcija Latvian Luus Limburgish Liucija Lithuanian Lucia Norwegian Łucja, Lucja Polish Lucia Romanian Liùsaidh Scottish Lucia Slovak Lucija Slovene Lucía, Lucila Spanish Lucia Swedish Lleucu Welsh

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Cheers characters, currently out of the US top 1000, elaborated form, invented, literature
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute