Quoting LolaMcKitten:" Luella is adorable if you like something vintage. I like Lucy well enough, but it IS getting a lot of ... [snip!] ... - longer forms might be a good option - Lucille / Lucelia (lou-ceel-ya) / Lucienne / Luciana / Lucia / Lucasta / Lucinda...."
Quoting Lucy♥Benji:" Drives me nuts. I didn't think Lucy/Lucille would become more popular."
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" I mean, it's not OVERLY popular. It's still not in the top 50 and I don't see it being in the top 20 ... [snip!] ... name drops off dramatically. Sophia is number one and was used 21,695 times. Lucy is number 72 and was only used 3,672 times. "
Quoting Lucy♥Benji:" Oh I know. I was so dead set against using a popular nbame with her because I hated having a name in the top ten. "