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Gender: Female Meaning of Laetitia: "gladness, happiness" Origin of Laetitia: Latin

The name Laetitia is a girl's name meaning "gladness, happiness". Laetitia and is often added to lists like Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Laetitia adds a layer of ancient patina to the more prosaic LETITIA.

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Famous People Named Laetitia

Laetitia Marie Laure Casta, French supermodel
Laetitia "Lettice" Knollys, cousin of Queen Elizabeth I of England
Laetitia Sadier, French lead singer of band Stereolab
Laetitia Masson, French film director
Laetitia Tonazzi, French footballer
Laetitia Pilkington, Anglo-Irish poet and memoirist
Laetitia Beck, Israeli golfer
Laetitia du Couëdic, French-Swiss equestrienne
Lætitia Marie Madelaine Susanne Valentine de Belzunce d'Arenberg, French Uruguayan businesswoman and noblewoman
Kiara Laetitia (born Chiara Letizia Pernigotti-Tortona), Italian singer
Laetitia Darche, Miss Mauritius 2010
Laetitia Caroline Marie Pierre, Princess Murat (b. 1975), daughter of Joachim, 8th Prince Murat
Laetitia Spetschinsky (b. 1976), daughter of Princess Léa of Belgium and Serge Spetschinsky; stepdaughter of Prince Alexandre
Laetitia, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont (b. 2003), daughter of Princess Katharina of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Prince Nikolaus of Waldeck and Pyrmont; great-great-grandniece of Prince Philip
Laetitia Maria Nora Anna Joachim Zita (b. 2003), Princess of Belgium; daughter of Archduke Lorenz of Austria and Princess Astrid of Belgium

Pop Culture References for the name Laetitia


josephinedagnall Says:


The only Laetitia I've ever known pronounced it luh-TEESH-a

TheHumanCanvas Says:


I guess so? But I looked it up and some people say it like luh-TEESH-a, apparently.

unicornluvgirl Says:


How is this pronounced? Like La-Tisha?