Lucy or Lucie?

(73 Posts)
PesteredButHappy Sat 25-May-13 22:00:46

Which would you choose?

Lebkuchenlover Thu 30-May-13 17:39:11

Lucy - more timeless and classic!

Bonsoir Wed 29-May-13 13:22:37

Lucie is much more chic than Lucy. Think Countess rather than chambermaid wink

Joolzbee Wed 29-May-13 13:20:06

I have a 'Lucie' and never questioned it. There are far more around than I initially thought. Yes, people do by default spell it with a -y ending but often they only need to be politely corrected once! Do what suits you - personally, I love the look of the -ie ending and always saw the -y diminutive as a tad boring. But, well, that's just my opinion!

BuntyPenfold Wed 29-May-13 11:25:41

Lucie, though Lucy is lovely too.

How is an 'ie' ending seen as odd? You can't move here without falling over a Katie, Gracie or Evie.

LittleMissLucy Tue 28-May-13 02:59:05

grin

TheOriginalSteamingNit Mon 27-May-13 23:33:49

Lucy.

forgetmenots Mon 27-May-13 23:30:40

Lucie. Most people have to spell their names! smile

Plus3 Mon 27-May-13 22:11:55

I have a Lucy but wanted to spell it Lucie. Was persuaded that she would spend her life spelling it, which given our surname would be a pain.

The name means 'light'. Regardless of how it is spelt, it is a lovely name.

MsTimTam Mon 27-May-13 21:54:43

I have a Lucy and when she was a newborn a few people asked me which way we were spelling it, I think if you love Lucie definitely go for it.

AllegraLilac Mon 27-May-13 21:53:32

I've read Lucy/Lucie that many times its starting not to seem like a name at all!

Go with your gut instinct OP.

Gooseysgirl Mon 27-May-13 20:46:17

Lucie, beautiful name

lovemybabyboy Mon 27-May-13 19:21:21

Lucy, but if you want to spell it Lucie then go for it!

WeOnlyPlannedTheFirst Mon 27-May-13 13:47:49

We were set on Lucie (Francophiles) then wimped out and went with Lucy on basis she'd always be spelling it.
I still think Lucie looks prettier plus I'm always having to spell my name and it's actually no big deal.

CremeEggThief Mon 27-May-13 13:38:37

I think you have very good reasons for going with Lucie. Go for it!

TigerFeet Mon 27-May-13 13:34:09

Lucy

The only Lucie I know of in rl has a French mum.

miffybun73 Mon 27-May-13 13:30:36

Lucy.

Wishfulmakeupping Mon 27-May-13 13:28:57

Yy to Lucile fabulous name smile

amandine07 Mon 27-May-13 13:21:29

Thinking about L names now- I also love Lucile/Lucille!
Just to throw another variation into the mix smile

Loving the irony of LittleMissLucy preferring Lucie! grin

Lucie is the French spelling, not the incorrect spelling!

I love both. I have a friend called Hollie who isn't traumatised and in fact loves it.

StrangeGlue Mon 27-May-13 13:00:40

Lucy

ouryve Mon 27-May-13 12:56:47

Lucy.

Greenandcabbagelooking Mon 27-May-13 12:55:50

I know a Lucie. Her actually name is Lucy, but she's been spelling it Lucie for ages, and I find if she gets post addressed to Lucy, it doesn't look like it's for her IYSWIM

amessagetoyouYoni Mon 27-May-13 12:50:36

Yes, Lucy is the classic Nd most commonly used Emglish spelling.

But Lucie isnt 'made up'...its French! And actually much more commonly used in other countries, too, as a diminutive of Lucille, Luciana, Lucia etc

LittleMissLucy Mon 27-May-13 04:10:52

I like Lucie. Lucy is the chambermaid, Lucie is the French novelist. Or something like that.

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