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What does Loreta mean?

Loreta Pronunciation of Loreta as a name for girls. Loreta means "laurel". Loreta is a variant form of Loretta (Italian, Latin): short form of Laura.

ASSOCIATED WITH Lo-, -ta, laurel (tree)


VARIANTS Lowretta, Lorretta, Leretta, Lauretta, Larretta, Laretta




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How popular is Loreta?

Loreta is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3312 out of 4276, Top 77%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Loreta was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #1483 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Loretta (#1160 FROM RECENT DATA), Lorretta, Lorette and Lauretta are the popular related forms of Loreta listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Loreta was widespread in the 1930s (MEDIAN #1062) and has become significantly lower since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loreta, Lauretta, Loretta, Lorette, Lorretta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Loreta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Loreta is alike in pronunciation to Larita, Laurita and Lorita. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Areta, Coleta (see Colette), Corena, Coretta, Corita, Dorea, Dorena, Doretta, Dorita, Dorota, Greta, Joleta, Korena, Koretta, Larea, Larena, Laretha, Lauretha, Laveta, Leeta, Leneta, Leta, Liorit, Lirit, Liseta, Loela, Loleta, Loletta, Lolita, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Lorel, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenia, Lorenn, Lorenna, Lorenza, Lorey, Loria, Lorna, Lorra, Lorrette, Lorrna, Lotta, Lurette, Morela, Morena, Norbeta and Oreta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Loreta.

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