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Gender: Female Meaning of Lucasta: "pure light" Origin of Lucasta: English

The name Lucasta is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "pure light". Lucasta and is often added to lists like Old Lady Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Lucasta was invented by seventeenth century poet Richard Lovelace for a collection of poems dedicated to a lover named Lucy, and is familiar through the Eugene O'Neill play and film Anna Lucasta. Lucasta is a distinctive, rarely used choice and a logical extension of the Luke/Luc/Luca names.

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Famous People Named Lucasta

Lucasta Frances Elizabeth Miller, English literary critic and journalist

Pop Culture References for the name Lucasta

Lucasta Angel, Sir Claude Mulhammer's bastard daughter who marries Barnabas Kaghan, in T. S. Eliot's "The Confidential Clerk" (1954)
"Anna Lucasta," play by Philip Yordan inspired by Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie"


indiefendi2 Says:


Clunky but cute! Could be Matilda's sister.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Wow, such a lovely name! I can't believe I've never seen it before.