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Meaning of Lucretia

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The name Lucretia has the following meaning:

Full of light. A feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum "profit, wealth". Lead character in the famous story of "The Rape of Lucretia".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Lucretia is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Lucretia in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Lucretia is pronounced as loo-kreesh-uh


Lucretia originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Lucretia and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lucretia: Boys - Juston, Lucretius, Girls - Celia, Delicia, Dulcie, Felicity, Flora, Joselin, Lavera, Lavinia, Valentina, Vivienne, Both genders - Antonia, Augusta, Joy


The name Lucretia is itself a variant of Lucretius


Common nicknames for the name Lucretia are: Lucy


We think the name Lucretia should fall under the following style category: Italian.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lucretia to be: A dainty and hardworking woman

In one word, you might describe Lucretia as a(n) "dainty" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Lucretia (or its variants) are:

Mary Lucretia Creighton, born on 3 February, a famous philanthropist. Mary Lucretia Creighton's background: A philanthropist who left a bequest of $200,000 in her will to found Creighton University in honor of her husband, Omaha, Nebraska pioneer banker Edward Creighton.

Lucretia Mott, born on 3 January, a famous suffragist. Lucretia Mott's background: An American Quaker, abolitionist, social reformer, and proponent of women's rights. She is recognised as the first American 'feminist' in the early 1800s and was the initiator of women's political advocacy.

Lucretia Garfield, born on 19 April, a famous politician. Lucretia Garfield's background: First Lady of the United States in 1881.
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