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Letitia is a feminine given name derived from a Latin term laetitia meaning "joy, happiness." It appeared in the form "Lettice" in medieval England and in "Leticia" as a synonym for "happiness" in ancient Spanish, but they are rarely used today. In older versions of the program Microsoft Word, the word "Lettice" was automatically corrected into "happiness".




  • SS Letitia, ocean liner, later an armed merchant cruiser, troopship and hospital ship
  • USS Letitia (SP-398), a boat or ship the United States Navy at least considered for World War I service but for which no records have been found


  • a mullein (plants in the genus Verbascum) cultivar