L names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Lucretia

Lucretia is an Ancient Roman female name, the feminine form of Lucretius which is of uncertain etymology; it may be derived from Latin lucrum meaning “profit, wealth; gain; advantage” derived from PIE root word *leh₂u- (profit, gain). It’s also possible that the name may be derived form a Etruscan source.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Lucrezia (Italian)
  • Lucrèce (French)
  • Lucrecia (Spanish)
  • Lucrècia (Spanish, Catalan)
  • Lucrécia (Portuguese)
  • Lucreția (Romanian)

 

Male forms:

  • Lucretius (Ancient Roman)
  • Lucrèce (French)

 

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