Lucrecia - Meaning of Lucrecia
[ 3 syll. lu-cre-cia, luc-rec-ia ] The baby girl name Lucrecia is pronounced Luw-KRIY-SH-aa- †. Lucrecia's language of origin is Latin and it is used mainly in the English language. The first name is of disputed meaning. It could be from Lucretia (Latin) and ultimately the Roman surname Lucretius (Latin), from the place name of Mount Lucretilis of the Sabine region, or else of Etruscan origin and uncertain meaning. The name was borne by Lucretia, a legendary Roman figure whose rape and suicide supposedly led to the overthrow of the monarchy and the founding of the Roman republic. Her story was retold in the Shakespeare play The Rape of Lucrece (1594).
Variant forms of the name include the English Lachresa, the English Lacreash, the English Lacrecia, the English Lacresha, the English Lacreshia, the English Lacricia, the English Lacrisha, the English Lacrissa, the English Lakreesha, the English Lakrisha, the English Lecrecia, and the English Lecretia. Another variant of Lucrecia is the English familiar form Tia.
Lucrecia is rare as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Lucrecia, Tia was the most frequently used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Lucrecia include Lachresa, Lacricia, Lacrisha, Lacrissa, Lakrisha, Lecrecia, Lecretia, Lycorys, Lycoryss, Lycorysse, Lacrecia, Lacresha, Lacreshia, Lakreesha, Leocricia, Lacreash, Licoris, Lycoris, Lycoriss, and Lycorisse.
† Pronunciation for Lucrecia: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"