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Of Latin origin.

The Italian form of the name Letitia.

From the Latin name “Laetitia”, which in turn originates from the Latin word “laetus”, meaning “joy”, “happy”.

The name –in the form of Lettice- was used in England during the Middle Ages.

Variant forms of the name are Letitia, Laetitia, Letisia, Letisha, Letice, Tisha, Leta, Lettie, Latisha, etc.

Famous bearers are Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano Queen of Spain, Letizia Quaranta.