Lucasta Origin and Meaning
The name Lucasta is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "pure light".
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 MillerEnglish literary critic and journalist
Lucasta in Pop Culture
- Lucasta AngelSir 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"