Lucille

Lucille - A very unique female name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lucille, meaning light, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #31. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lucille and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lucille? 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 Lucille. The baby girl name Lucille was given to 745 baby girls in 2012, ranking #394 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,897 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lucille peaked in popularity 100 years ago in 1919 on position 27.



Famous with this name

Lucille Soong
Lucille Ball
Lucille Bremer


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Rating: 5/5 (11 people)


Lucille is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lucille is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #150 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,037.

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 Lucille is where you live.


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Lucille origin and meaning

Lucille is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means light. To see famous people named Lucille, pop culture references for the name Lucille and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lucille

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

Leslie / Lesley / Lucile / Lesly / Lesli / Leslee / Lucila / Leslye / Lezlie / Lachelle /

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
2012394
2011451
2010475
2009572
2008617
2007743
2006736
2005801
2004879
2003940
20021074
20011185
20001330
19991174
19981283
19971317
19961572
19951508
19941334
19931787
19921828
19911591
19901533
19891473
19881467
19871405
19861386
19851527
19841575
19831257
19821225
19811418
19801202
19791271
19781488
19771152
19761021
19751029
19741175
1973988
1972860
1971744
1970692
1969629
1968584
1967556
1966497
1965462
1964449
1963437
1962422
1961384
1960369
1959339
1958326
1957296
1956259
1955242
1954220
1953203
1952199
1951192
1950179
1949163
1948155
1947147
1946137
1945128
1944131
1943125
1942118
1941119
1940112
1939110
1938106
193798
193692
193584
193484
193378
193263
193162
193059
192957
192851
192745
192643
192541
192437
192335
192233
192131
192029
191927
191829
191729
191630
191529
191430
191332
191232
191132
191031

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska150
Minnesota153
Idaho171
Wisconsin176
Iowa187
Oregon191
Kentucky208
South Dakota210
Ohio214
Washington244
Indiana251
Michigan269
South Carolina304
Missouri314
Kansas315
Illinois330
Colorado335
Pennsylvania347
Alabama358
Massachusetts390
Connecticut425
Louisiana429
Nevada444
Virginia458
Utah463
Georgia529
California538
Arizona549
Arkansas550
North Carolina556
Maryland556
Oklahoma627
New York637
New Jersey711
Florida917
Tennessee1009
Texas1037

Even more about Lucille


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 Lucille 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 Lucille?

2 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
1919
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lucille
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,897
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +745

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