"splendid brightness"

Leocadia Origin and Meaning

The name Leocadia is girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "splendid brightness".
Leocadia marries a mix of sounds: the strength of a lion, with a rhythmic Latin ending.

St. Leocadia was an early martyred Spanish saint, and "La Leocadia" is a famous Goya painting of Leocadia Weiss, the artist's maid and caretaker.

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Famous People Named Leocadia

  • Saint Leocadiapatron saint of the Spanish city of Toledo, invoked against plague, martyred in the year 304
  • Leocadia WeissSpanish maid and caretaker of Goya, subject of his painting "La Leocadia"
  • Leocadia Irine ZakAmerican director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • (Vilhelmine) Leocadie Theresia GerlachDanish,Swedish mezzo,soprano opera singer
  • LéocadieRomaine Gascoin, French nun and cofounder of the Sisters Marianites of Holy Cross
  • Leokadija PočikovskaLithuanian politician

Leocadia in Pop Culture

  • Léocadia GardiRomanian opera singer in Jean Anouilh's play "Léocadia"
  • Leokadja Ciechowskacharacter in "Night trains" by Barbara Wood