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Meaning and name origin

Laurita \la(u)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Laurita is "the bay, or laurel plant". Laurita is a variant of Laura (Latin): in classical times, a crown was made from the leaves of the bay laurel for heroes or victors as a symbol of honor and victory.


Laurita has 4 variant forms: Lauretta, Loretta, Lorita, Lorretta.


Laurita is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#46633 out of 88799, Top 53%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laurita and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Laura (#318), Loretta and Lauretta. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laura, Lauretta, Loretta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Laurita is also pronounced similarly to Larita. Other suggested similar baby names are Lauretha, Laurina and Maurita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Laurita.