Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Lucretia f. Fem. of Lucretius.

The name of a 9th C Spanish martyr.

The name was never common, but it was used throughout Europe in the 16th century.

England
Dutch
1590 Lucretia AuFr Deckere
Early Modern English
1580 Lucrece StMary-Ke p. iv
France
Middle French
1562 Lucresse RegPCC-1 p. 9
Italy
Latin
1522x1532 Lucretia (nom) DSF p. 52, 35; 1527 Lucretia (abl) Rome1527 p. 83
Italian
1513x1521 Lucretia LeoX p. 13
Spain
Catalan
1510 Lucrecia valencia1510 3993
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Lucretia". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Lucretia.