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Lucille

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Lucille.

Proper nounEdit

Lucille

  1. A female given name.
    • 1939 Robert Penn Warren, Night Rider, Random House, page 4:
      "My name is Lucille." The man sat down heavily, crowding the girl's body against Mr. Munn. "You call her Sukie like I said," he ordered. "Now, Mr. Munn," the girl asked, leaning back so she could look up at him from under the brim of her large straw hat with its blue ribbons, " do you see how he can make Sukie out of a name like Lucille?"

Usage notesEdit

  • Popular in the U.S.A. in the 1910s.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Lucilla, feminine diminutive form of Lucius.

Proper nounEdit

Lucille

  1. A female given name.