Name: Lucasta

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lucasta

  • Meaning:
    Chaste light
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  • Pronunciation:
    (loo CAS tah)
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    Itself (Lucasta)
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    English speaking countries
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    Invented by Richard Lovelace for his famous Lucasta poems the name is believed to be derived from the Latin words for "chaste" and "light" (castus and lux). The Lucasta the poems were written to was really Lucy Sacherverell, whom Lovelace nicknamed Lux Casta and broke Lovelace's heart by marrying someone else after being told Lovelace had died in battle.

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