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Can Lucy be short for anything?

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HeadInAWhirl Sun 27-Sep-09 10:18:49

I really like the name Lucy, easy for child to learn to spell, not over-popular atm (at least in the groups we go to) and 'goes' with our DCs names
Unfortunately it doesn't go with the middle name we want to use (after a favourite relative) which only has one syllable

Any suggestions?

bandgeek Sun 27-Sep-09 10:20:01

Lucinda?

Scotia Sun 27-Sep-09 10:21:52

Lucille?

Scotia Sun 27-Sep-09 10:22:53

Or maybe Louise?

MoreCrackThanHarlem Sun 27-Sep-09 10:26:11

Lucia?

HeadInAWhirl Sun 27-Sep-09 10:38:30

Thank you for your help
I like Lucia but wouldn't know how to pronounce it!
The only downside of Lucinda is what if she decides to shorten it to Cindy when she's older (sorry to any Cindys out there)

lavenderkate Sun 27-Sep-09 10:47:58

Does it really matter if it doesnt go with the middle name very well. After all they barely ever mention the middle name through life do they? First name most important.

Dont know what your middle name is but these all sound good.

Lucy Kate
Lucy Jane
Lucy Anne
etc

pyjamalama Sun 27-Sep-09 10:55:56

Lucienne? You can't really shorten that to anything else!

Anya4 Sun 27-Sep-09 10:57:24

Could you add in an extra middle name, so that it flows well from Lucy ?

scattykatty Sun 27-Sep-09 20:09:21

I know so many Lucinda/Lucy's I don't think anyone would elect to call themselves Cindy hmm so go for Lucinda grin

cookielove Sun 27-Sep-09 21:37:28

Lucia -

lu - thee - a

lu - ceee - a - i believe this is the most popular way

lu - shee - a

lu - chee - a

Plonker Sun 27-Sep-09 21:40:55

What's the middle name? ...then we can judge help to advise further grin

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