Origin of the name LUCINA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name LUCINA.
Czech form of Latin Lucina (q.v.), meaning "light."
This is the name of a river in the Moravian-Silesian Region.
Latin name of a goddess of the moon, meaning "light."
French Lucine, Polish Lucyna.
Lucina, a goddess,
daughter of Jupiter and Juno, or, according to others, of Latona. As her
mother brought her into the world without pain, she became the goddess
whom women in labour invoked, and she presided over the birth of
children. She receives this name either from lucus or from lux,
as Ovid explains it:—Gratia Lucina, dedit hac libi nomine lucus,
Aut quia principium lu, Dea, lucis habes. Some suppose her to
be the same as Diana and Juno, because these two goddesses were also
sometimes called Lucina, and presided over the labours of women.
She is called Ilythia by the Greeks. (Bibliotheca Classica, Lemprière,