Lucia

Lucia - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lucia, meaning light, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #542. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lucia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lucia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lucia. The baby girl name Lucia was given to 1,256 baby girls in 2012, ranking #251 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,125 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lucia peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 238.



Famous with this name

Lucia Scarano
Lúcia Veríssimo
Charles Lucia


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Lucia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lucia is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #69 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #740.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lucia is where you live.


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Lucia origin and meaning

Lucia is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means light. To see famous people named Lucia, pop culture references for the name Lucia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lucia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lucia, sorted by popularity.

Lisa / Lois / Louise / Lucy / Lacey / Leigh / Luz / Lizzie / Lacy / Lexi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012251
2011238
2010265
2009305
2008305
2007312
2006342
2005372
2004416
2003478
2002528
2001502
2000495
1999573
1998627
1997606
1996577
1995603
1994594
1993558
1992578
1991590
1990582
1989581
1988627
1987593
1986584
1985542
1984556
1983585
1982579
1981574
1980594
1979636
1978624
1977615
1976575
1975600
1974738
1973653
1972629
1971661
1970657
1969701
1968614
1967608
1966581
1965603
1964574
1963637
1962679
1961605
1960618
1959620
1958661
1957624
1956653
1955545
1954559
1953565
1952548
1951543
1950604
1949580
1948595
1947581
1946551
1945579
1944594
1943597
1942552
1941521
1940548
1939564
1938527
1937521
1936486
1935494
1934527
1933522
1932476
1931521
1930525
1929528
1928521
1927518
1926524
1925591
1924548
1923578
1922524
1921522
1920620
1919569
1918556
1917577
1916546
1915599
1914508
1913522
1912545
1911485
1910542

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia69
Montana118
Maine120
New Mexico128
Washington137
Oregon146
Massachusetts162
New Jersey165
Rhode Island166
Nevada170
California173
Minnesota178
New York191
Illinois196
Arizona202
Florida206
Pennsylvania243
Michigan249
Connecticut269
Virginia274
Maryland277
Texas280
Ohio282
Nebraska311
Colorado334
Wisconsin361
Oklahoma362
Kansas369
North Carolina375
Georgia398
Kentucky432
Iowa515
South Carolina536
Indiana546
Tennessee547
Missouri566
Louisiana618
Utah630
Alabama740

Even more about Lucia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lucia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lucia?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lucia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,125
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,256

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