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See also: Béatrice
Either 1) from the Latin Beatrix, name of early Christian saints, from beatrix (“she who makes happy”), or 2) from viatrix (“female wayfarer, traveller”), influenced by beata.
- A female given name from Latin.
- 1598–1599 (first performance), William Shakespeare, “Much Adoe about Nothing”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act II, (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals)]::Scene II:
- I, with your two helps, will so practise on Benedick that, in despite of his quick wit and his queasy stomach, he shall fall in love with Beatrice.
- 1797, William Roscoe, chapter II, in The Life of Lorenzo di Medici, London:
- Petrarca had his Laura, and Dante his Beatrice, but Lorenzo has studiously concealed the name of the sovereign of his affections.
- 2001, Anne Tyler, Back When We Were Grownups, Alfred A. Knopf, →ISBN, page 132:
- "Seventeen years old - a senior in high school. Beatrice, her name is."
Beatrice! Rebecca was struck dumb with admiration. Beatrice would be a female version of Tristram. Rebecca pictured her in a modest muslin dress from the nineteeth century, although she knew that was unlikely.
- A city, the county seat of Gage County, Nebraska, United States.
- Used in the Middle Ages and once again popular around 1900.
female given name
- a female given name, Italian and English variant of Beatrix
- a female given name, equivalent to English Beatrice
- a female given name from Beatrice
Beatrice c (genitive Beatrices)
- a female given name of Latin origin, used since the 19th century
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