Given Name LUCRETIA

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum "profit, wealth". In Roman legend Lucretia was a maiden who was raped by the son of the king of Rome. This caused a great uproar among the Roman citizens, and the monarchy was overthrown. This name was also borne by a saint and martyr from Spain.

Categories

Code Geass characters, first ladies of the USA, martyrs, mythology, saints, song titles, victims
MASCULINE FORM: Lucretius (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lucrèce (French), Lucrezia (Italian)
USER SUBMISSION: Lucreția
  United States
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2016