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Laticia is a unique modern baby name for girls. As the 20th-century rendition of an Old Latin name, Laticia became a delightful expression of American culture during the 1970s. Laticia Daigle was the name of a character in the Death Valley Days series, and Laticia Hector is a character in the Come on Over series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Laticia:

Latin: Joy, happiness

Origin of the name Laticia:

Laticia is an alternative spelling of Latisha or Letitia. Both names derive from the Latin word Laetitia (meaning “joy” or “happiness”).

Symbolism of the name Laticia:

Laticia is a modern variation of Laetitia (meaning “joy” or “happiness”). In Roman mythology, Laetitia was the goddess of gaiety. A related goddess was Fortuna (the personification of wealth or good fortune). The most important symbols of Laetitia included the radiate crown or garland of celebration, the anchor of stability, and the ship's rudder of guidance to prosperity.

Style of the name Laticia:

Modern

Gender of the name Laticia:

Laticia is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Laticia:

lə-TISH-ə

Number of syllables in the name Laticia:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Laticia:

The name Laticia evokes feelings of gladness and glee.

Alternative spellings for the name Laticia:

  • Latisha
  • Leticia 
  • Laetitia
  • Letitia
  • Letizia

Nicknames for the name Laticia:

  • Tisha
  • Ticia
  • Tish
  • Lattie
  • Latty

Popularity of the name Laticia:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Laticia was the 16,321st most common baby name for girls in 2015.

Related names for the name Laticia:

Great middle names for Laticia and their meanings:

  • Amaris (promised of God)
  • Ariadne (most holy)
  • Bailey (bailiff, enforcer)
  • Chanel (channel, pipe, canal)
  • Destiny (predetermination, fate)
  • Everley (boar meadow)
  • Gale (jovial, happy, strong wind)
  • Hope (positive expectation, belief)
  • Indigo (purple dye)
  • Jimena (God has heard)
  • Marion (star of the sea)
  • Tabitha (gazelle)
  • Taylor (leather maker)
  • Waris (desert flower, heir, successor)

Famous people with the name Laticia:

  • Laticia Boteju (writer)
  • Laticia Jackson (Olympic athlete)
  • Laticia Maria McGee (wife of politician Kwame Kilpatrick)
  • Laticia Morris (basketball player)
  • Laticia Raquelle Puno (granddaughter of judge Reynato Puno)
  • Laticia Rolle (model)
  • Laticia Leigh Transom (Olympic swimmer)

Laticia in popular culture:

  • Laticia Daigle (character in the Death Valley Days series)
  • Laticia Hector (character in the Come on Over series)