Lucasta Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Lucy:
English cognate of Lucia, which is derived from the Latin lux (light). Lucy is also used as a pet form of Lucinda.
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- Nicknames for Lucasta
Lu, Lucy, Lucie, Lucky, Casta
- Meanings and history of the name Lucasta
From Latin, meaning "pure light". This name was first used by the poet Richard Lovelace for a collection of poems called 'Lucasta' (1649). The poems were dedicated to the woman he loved, Lucy Sacheverel, whom he called Lucasta.
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Lucasta Miller, English writer
- Lucasta in song, story & screen
"To Lucasta, Going To The Wars", poem by Richard Lovelace which contains the famous line, "I could not love thee, Dear, so much / Loved I not honour more."
"Anna Lucasta", play by Richard Yordan which became a Broadway smash and a 1959 film starring Eartha Kitt in the title role.