What does Lucy mean?

incomplete skeleton of female found in eastern Ethiopia in 1974

What's the origin of Lucy?


How is Lucy pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Lucy?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Lucy is a cute name for a cat, while others might say that it is not particularly unique or interesting. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide what meaning they ascribe to the name Lucy.

Is Lucy a good cat name?

Lucy has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Lucy is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Lucy is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Popular for decades, this moniker hails from classic TV show "I Love Lucy".

cute cat names

Derived from Latin for light, it's popular for sweet, bright-eyed felines.

unique cat names

Derived from Latin, this feline moniker means "light-bringer"!


Based on likes, Lucy ranks #12 with users of

Lucy is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Lucy is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Lucy was, over the past 30 days, the 150th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Lucy is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Lucy was viewed 13 times, and liked 5 times.

Cat names like Lucy:

Meaning: (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene
Meaning: any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
Meaning: Feminine, strong, beautiful.
Meaning: a girl or young woman who is unmarried
Meaning: a woman of refinement
Meaning: Joyful, cheerful, lively.

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Carolina (Lambayeque, Peru)
A sweet name to a female
March 14, 2024

Let us know what you think of Lucy as a cat name!