If you were living during Roman times and gave birth to a girl at dawn, you probably would have called her Lucia, as was the custom; that's why the name means “light.” This feminine form of Lucius was also the name of a fourth-century saint and martyr who was revered during the Middle Ages and whom many babies were named after.
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