Lucretius
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
look-REH-tsee-əs
Meaning
Success and wealth
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Lucretius is a masculine form of Lucretia. Lucretia originates in Latin language and means "success and wealth". This was the name of a legendary figure in the Roman Republic history. According to the legend, Lucretia was raped by the king's son and committed a suicide, both of which led to a revolution that overthrew the monarchy and established the Roman Republic. As a feminine given name Lucretia is rather rare in the United States today.

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