Lucy, Saint

Lucy, Saint

Lucy, Saint, d. 304?, Sicilian virgin martyr. According to legend, at an early age she vowed herself to God. She rejected a pagan suitor, who then denounced her during the persecutions under Diocletian. She is popular in Sicily and in S Italy. In Italian her name is Lucia. Her attributes: a lamp, an awl, a sword, or a wound in her throat. Feast: Dec. 13.
Lucy is a female given name and a surname derived from the Latin noun "Lux", meaning "light". It is also a surname.

The given name and surname Lucy may refer to:


Given name and surname



Physical Anthropology

  • Lucy, a fossilized hominid of the species Australopithecus afarensis
  • Lucy Temerlin, a chimpanzee who was taught American sign language
  • Lucy, a robot baby orang-utan which was the subject of an artificial life experiment by Steve Grand


Lucy is the name or part of the name of the following communes in France:


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