What is the meaning of the name Lucrece?
The name Lucrece is primarily a female name of French origin that means Wealth.
French form of the name Lucretia, which comes from the Roman surname Lucretius. From the Latin word lucrum, meaning "wealth, profit." The same root as the word "lucrative."
In Roman lore, Lucretia was a noblewoman in ancient Rome who was raped by Sextus Tarquinius, an Etruscan prince. This caused a rebellion that overthrew the Roman monarchy and led to it being a republic.
The rape of Lucrece is a play by William Shakespeare.
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