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, or Lucie. Lucy is also an American, Australian, Canadian, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and French surname.
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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Famous quotes containing the word lucy:
“She lived unknown, and few could know
When Lucy ceased to be;
But she is in her grave, and oh,
The difference to me!”
—William Wordsworth (17701850)
“They were fighting tradition and change. It just wasnt my time.”
—Autherine Lucy (b. 1929)