Popularity:4573
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Legendary mother of the Roman people
Lavinia is a feminine name of Latin origin, meaning “legendary mother of the Roman people.” This classic name has roots in Roman legends where Lavinia was the wife of Aeneas—an ancestor of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. Aeneas and Lavinia had a son together, giving her the legendary title of the mother of Rome. According to Roman legend, Aeneas later named the Italian town of Lavinium in honor of his wife. Lavinia is a traditional name illuminated by extraordinary legends that will be sure to encourage baby to seek out their own epic story.

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