Lucretia

August 7, 2014 § 2 Comments

ORIGIN:
From a Latin last name, “Lucretius”, probably meaning “gain” or “profit”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Lucrece, Lucrezia, Lu, Lulu.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Lucretia Harper, Mrs. Warburton’s older sister, who sets a good example all her life, in “Pansies” from A Garland for Girls, by Louisa May Alcott, 1887.

WRITERS:
– Lucretia Peabody Hale (1820-1900), American author.
– Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880), American Quaker activist and writer.

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