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Pronunciation /ˈlsi/ LOO-see; French: [lysi]
Gender Female
Name day 13 December
Word/name Latin
Meaning Light
Region of origin Latin
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Related names Luci, Luce, Lucia, Lucie, Lucey, Lucio, Lucile, Luciana, Luciano, Lucinda, Luca, Luz
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Lucy is an English and French feminine given name derived from Latin masculine given name Lucius with the meaning as of light (born at dawn or daylight, maybe also shiny, or of light complexion). Alternative spellings are Luci, Luce, Lucie.

The English Lucy surname is taken from the Norman language that was Latin-based and derives from place names in Normandy based on Latin male personal name Lucius. It was transmitted to England after the Norman Conquest in the 11th century (see also De Lucy).

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