Lucia - Meaning of Lucia
[ 3 syll. lu-cia, luc-ia ] The baby girl name Lucia is pronounced as Luw-SIY-ah or LUW-SHah in English or Luw-CHIY-aa in Italian †. Lucia is used chiefly in Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish, and its origin is Latin. Lucia is a variant of the name Lucy (English).
The pet forms Lucetta (English), Lucette (English and French), Luciella (Italian), Lucilla (English, German, Italian, and Spanish), Lucina (English), and Lucy (English), and the spelling variant Lusia (German) are forms of the name.
See also the related form, Luz (Spanish, English, and Hebrew).
Lucia is popular as a baby name for girls, and it is also regarded as trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1900s. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.088% of baby girls were named Lucia. Its ranking then was #185. In 2018, its usage was 0.087% and its ranking #183. Within the group of girl names directly related to Lucia, Lucy was the most frequently used. In 2018, the name was thrice as popular as Lucia.
Baby names that sound like Lucia include Lucea, Lacea, Lacheses, Lachesiss, Lachesisse, Lachesys, Laicea, Laici, Laicia, Laisha, Lajeala, Lajessica, Lakaisha, Lakaiya, Lakaya, Lakaysha, Lakea, Lakeah, Lakeasha, and Lakecia.
† Pronunciation for Lucia: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"