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Larita

What does Larita mean?

Larita Pronunciation of Larita [lari-ta] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Larita is "protection". Larita is an alternate form of Lara (Latin): from "Lares".

Associated with: protection (defender).

Variations

4 alternative forms via Lara: Laramae, Larina, Larinda and Larra.

Creative forms:
(female) Larila, Lurita, ..

(male) Larido, Laridy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Larita Charity (L.C.), ..

How popular is Larita?

Larita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3429 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Larita was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1721 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Larita name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Larita outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lara (#817 in recent rankings) is the only other prominent alternative form of Larita. Adoption of these forms of Larita was well-received during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.03%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.01%, 58%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Larita, Lara in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Larita is pronounced similarly to Laretta, Larretta, Lauretta, Laurita, Leretta, Loreta, Loretta and Lorita. Other suggested similar names are Babita, Barta, Brita, Carina, Carisa, Caritta, Carlita, Carmita, Clarita, Corita, Daria, Darina, Dorita, Farica, Farina, Hanita, Irita, Janita, Jarica, Karida, Lacina, Laina, Lalia, Lalika, Lalita, Laquita, Larea, Lareina, Larena, Lari, Larine, Larissa, Larsina (see Lauren), Latia, Latina, Lauretha, Leerit (see Lirit), Liorit, Lolita, Lucita, Lulita, Lupita, Lyria, Marhta, Maria, Marit, Marita, Maritsa, Markita, Marsita, Martita, Maurita, Nakita, Parisa, Perita, Ranita, Saria, Sarika, Sarina, Sarita, Serita, Vanita, Varina, Verita, Yarina, Zanita and Zaria. These names tend to be less frequently used than Larita.

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