The name Lucy is of English origin and means "Light." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
A common alternate spelling of the name Lucy is Lucie and both are common nicknames for the name Lucille. Nicknames for the name Lucie include Lu, Lulu, and Luce. Lucy is the name given to one of the oldest fossils known to man. One of the most famous Lucys, who is publicly associated with the name is Lucille Ball, comedienne, actress and television industry mogul. Her series I Love Lucy was an innovation in television comedy and filming. Lucy Hale is an American actress. Saint Lucy was a saint and martyr in the Christian Bible. Fictional characters include Lucy van Pelt from Peanuts, a comic strip by Charles Schulz. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is one of the most popular songs by the Beatles. Lucy Pevensie is a character in The Chronicles of Narnia. Lucy Honeychurch is a main character in the novel and movie A Room with a View. Lucy is also the name of a Science Fiction movie starring Scarlett Johansson.
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