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What does Laurita mean?

Laurita Pronunciation of Laurita [lau-ri-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Laurita is "the bay, or laurel plant". Laurita is an alternate spelling of Laura (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).


Laurita has 4 variants: Lauretta, Loretta, Lorita and Lorretta.

25 more alternative forms via Laura: Larea, Lari, Lauraine, Laurana, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Laurella, Lauren, Laurena, Laurene, Laurentia, Lauretha, Laurette, Lauri, Lauriane, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurie, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurine, Laurnea, Lavra and Lawra.

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

(male) Laurily, Laurim, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laurita Destinee (L.D.), ..

How popular is Laurita?

Laurita is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#48665 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Laurita (outside Top 2000) are Laura (#322 from recent data), Laure, Laureen, Laurel (#772), Lauren (#119), Laurena, Laurene, Lauretta, Laurette, Lauri, Laurice, Laurie, Laurinda, Laurine, Loretta (#1160), Lorita and Lorretta. Usage of these forms of Laurita reached its most widespread in the year 1990 (median #1537) and has become much lower since (#1669, 88.8% less usage), with versions such as Laurie becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laura, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Lauren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurena, Laurene, Lauretta, Laurette, Lauri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurice, Laurie, Laurinda, Laurine, Loretta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorita, Lorretta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lauren outside U.S.

Similar Names

Laurita is alike in pronunciation to Laretta, Larita, Larretta and Loreta. Other suggested similar names are Aurita, Carita, Karita, Laanita (see Anita), Lalita, Lanita, Laquita, Laretha, Larina, Larisa, Lauriel, Laurin, Leerit (see Lirit), Liorit, Lirit, Lucita, Lulita, Lupita, Lusita, Luzita, Marita, Maurisa, Maurita, Paulita, Sarita, Taurina and Zarita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laurita.

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