Lucinda was created by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes for a character in his novel Don Quixote (1605), basing it on the name Lucia combined with the suffix -inda; Lucia is the feminine form of Roman Lucius meaning “light”, derived from Latin lux (light) which comes from PIE root *lewk-(bright; light; to shine).
Usage: Spanish, English
- Lucia (Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak, English)
- Lúcia (Portuguese, Hungarian)
- Lucía (Spanish)
- Luciana (Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)