Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Light
Main Origin Language: English
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In 2017 the name Lucy...

• was given to 4,564 baby girls
• was the 52nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 77% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Utah, Minnesota, and Nebraska
• was least popular in Florida, Texas, and New Jersey
• was about as popular as Aurora and Anna
Babies Named Lucy Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Lucy...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1978
• is 209% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 590% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lorelei, Stella, Eva, Linus, Jasiah, Finnegan
• has the most opposite popularity history to Elizabeth, Kathrine, Margarita, Joseph, Rene, Ruben
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Lucy Per State
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Geographically the name Lucy...

• 1% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Hazel, Ruby, Nora, Calvin, Finn, Emmett
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Arielle, Amiyah, Ariah, Christian, Brandon, King
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Lucy by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Lucy are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Lucy will be the only kid named Lucy in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Lucy compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Lucy rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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