Lavinia

Pronounced la VIN ya OR la vin NEE ah
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About the name Lavinia

According to Roman lore, Lavinia was the Latin wife of Greek Aeneas who escaped the Trojan war to settle in the land that would be Rome. She is the mother of Rome.

Lavinia is also the name of the daughter of the main character of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus who is raped and mutilated by her father's enemies.

Related Names

Lavina, Lovenia

Origin
Mediterranean
Latin

literature, myth

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