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Lavinia meaning and name origin
Lavinia \l(a)-vi-nia\ as a girl's name is pronounced la-vee-NEE-ah. It is of Latin origin. The name of the legendary mother of the Roman people. Her name may possibly be derived from Lavinium, the name of an Etruscan city more ancient than Rome. Classical name revived in the Renaissance, and again used in the 18th century.
Lavinia has 17 variant forms: Lavena, Lavenia, Lavina, Lavinie, Levenia, Levina, Levinia, Livinia, Louvenia, Louvinia, Lovina, Lovinia, Luvena, Luvenia, Luvina, Luvinia and Vinnie.
For more information, see also related names Vina and Vinia.
Baby names that sound like Lavinia are Lavonna, Levania and Lavanna.
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Popularity of Lavinia
Lavinia is a very popular first name for women (#2050 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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