What does Lauretta mean?
Lauretta [lau-ret-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Lauretta is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lauretta is an alternate form of Laura (Latin). Lauretta is also a variant of Loretta (Italian, Latin). See also Etta.
Associated with: bay (tree).
19 more different relations via Laura, Loretta: Larea, Laurana, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Laurella, Lauren▼, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurentia, Lauretha, Laurette, Lauricia, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurnea, Lorette and Lorrette.Creative forms:
(male) Middle name pairings:
Lauretta Andrea (L.A.), ..
How popular is Lauretta?
Lauretta is a very popular first name for women (#1207 out of 4276, Top 28%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#86657 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Lauretta reached its peak rank of #405 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Lauretta listed in the Top 2000 are Etta (#1075 in 2015), Laura (#322), Laure, Laureen, Laurel (#772), Lauren (#119), Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurette, Laurinda, Loreta, Loretta (#1160), Lorette, Lorita and Lorretta. Usage of these relations of Lauretta reached its peak in the year 1990 (median #1617) and is now much diminished (#1614, ▼88.4%), with versions like Etta becoming less stylish.
Lauretta▼ is alike in pronunciation to Larita. Other suggested similar names are Amoretta, Aretta, Bretta, Caretta, Claretta, Claudetta (see Claudia), Coretta, Corretta, Darnetta, Dawnetta, Earletta, Fayetta, Floretta, Gretta, Huetta, Jacketta, Janetta, Laberta, Labrenda, Lacrecia, Laketia, Lanette, Lareina, Larena, Larentia, Larreina, Latrecia, Laurelei, Laurelie, Laurell, Laurelle, Laurenca, Laurentyna, Laurenza, Laveta, Lavetta, Lavette, Lecretia, Linetta, Lisbetta, Loletta, Loucetta (see Lucetta), Loucette, Loucretia, Louisetta, Lourdetta, Lourdette, Lourenca (see Lauren), Lucretia▼, Lunetta, Luzette, Lynetta, Maretta, Marette, Marketta, Martta, Maryetta, Mauresa (see Maureen), Musetta, Oretta, Pauletta, Paulette▼, Rubetta, Rupetta, Saletta, Salletta (see Sally), Sandretta, Sarotta, Suzetta, Valetta, Valletta, Vanetta, Vannetta (see Vanessa) and Wanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lauretta.See names in meaning and etymology.