Meaning of The Name Lucia | Know The Names Means and Origin

Lucia is a female name that comes from Latin. It is a very popular name, since there are currently 202,262 women named that way. From 2000 to 2010, Lucía gained a lot of popularity, although since then it has been declining quite a bit.




If you want to know more aspects of Lucía, in this paraBaby article, you will find the meaning of the name Lucía , its origin, personality, saints and popularity. Lucia is a girl’s name .

What does Lucia mean?

The name Lucia means ” the one who was born with the first light of day “.

Origin of the name Lucia

The name Lucia comes from the term “lux”, which means “light” and has a Latin origin. You are very right with Catholicism, since there are two characters named Lucia: “Saint Lucia martyr” and “Sister Lucia dos Santos”. On the other hand, Saint Lucia is also the patron saint of the blind.



Diminutives and variations of the name Lucia

  • Lu
  • Lights
  • Lucilla

The name Lucia in other languages

  • Catalan: Llúcia
  • Croatian: Lucija
  • Danes: Lucie
  • English: Lucille
  • French: Lucinde
  • Hungarian: Luca
  • Slovak: Lucia

Personality of the name Lucia





Women named Lucía are strong-willed, determined and unique. These are women who know what they want and who fight to make their dreams come true. At all times, they know what they want and what they must do. On the other hand, they are aware of their weaknesses and work to improve them.

As friends they are ten people, since you can always count on them, they are nice, faithful, great confidants and advisers of love. They have real friendships, although counted on the fingers of one hand. They do not want to be surrounded by many people, but quality friendships.

In love, Lucía still does not know who will be the person who will accompany her on the journey of life. Although she wants to share her days with a special person, she also envisions her life without him. She is a woman who does not absolutely need someone , but she can perfectly be alone.

Celebrities named Lucia

  • Lucía Galán Bertrand: She is better known as “Lucía, my pediatrician”, who has a medical practice, has written different books and shares content on social networks.
  • Lucía Jiménez: She is a Spanish actress popular for the series “When leaving class”.
  • Lucía Sánchez Benítez: better known as Malú, she is a popular Spanish singer.

Saint Lucia’s Day

According to the saints, the Saint of the name Lucia is December 13.

Numerology of the name Lucia





According to numerology, the number of the name Lucia is 1. The number 1 is synonymous with energy, individualism, and self-centeredness.

Popularity of the first name Lucia

There are 202,562 women in Spain named Lucía and the average age is 23.2 years. If we look at the map below, we can see that the provinces in which the name Lucía is most popular are: Toledo, Cantabria, Asturias, A Coruña, Guadalajara and Valladolid.