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Gender: Female Origin of Lettice: English variation of Letitia Meaning of Letitia: Latin, "joy, gladness"

The name Lettice is a girl's name of English origin. Lettice and is often added to lists like British Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Lettice is still occasionally heard in upper-class British families, but we fear it would cause too much salad-green teasing to be considered in the U.S. Calling your little Lettice Lettie could help make the name more user-friendly, or go all the way to the original Letitia.

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Famous People Named Lettice

Lettice Knollys, Countess of Essex and Leicester
Lettice Digby, 1st Baroness Offaly, Irish noblewoman
Lettice Boyle, wife of English Royalist soldier George Goring, Lord Goring
Lettice Rowbotham, English violinist and contestant on "Britain's Got Talent"
Lettice Curtis, English aviator
Lettice Cooper, English writer
Lettice Mary Tredway, English canoness and abbess
Liberty Lettice Lark Ross, English model and actress

Pop Culture References for the name Lettice

Lettice Douffet, main character in play "Lettice and Lovage" by Peter Shaffer

Letty, Lettie