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 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).