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, currently out of the US top 1000, first ladies of the USA, legend, martyrs, mythology, saints, song titles, victims, wealth
MASCULINE FORM: Lucretius (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lucrèce (French), Lucrezia (Italian)
USER SUBMISSION: Lucreția
Entry updated December 27, 2009