Latin clan name

Lucretius Origin and Meaning

The name Lucretius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "wealth".

Lucretius is the name of the Roman philosopher who invented Epicureanism. But even in these days of old Roman name revival, Lucretius sounds a bit long-white-beardish, though it can be enlivened with the nickname Luc.

Lucretius in Pop Culture

  • Thought to be related to the English word "lucrative."
  • Lucretius Brutus is the father of Lucretiaa benevolent and upright man, in Shakespeare's 1594 poem The Rape of Lucrece.