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What does Lorette mean?

Lorette Pronunciation of Lorette [lorette] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Lorette is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorette is an alternate form of Laura (Latin). Lorette is also a variation of Loretta (Italian, Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).


Lorette has 2 variants: Laurette and Lorrette.

18 more relations via Laura, Loretta: Laretta, Larretta, Lauretta, Leretta, Loree, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loreta, Lorey, Lorie, Lorine, Lorita, Lorretta, Lorrie and Lowretta.

Creative forms:
(female) Lorti, Louette, ..

(male) Loretis, Loreton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lorette Violette (L.V.), ..

How popular is Lorette?

Lorette is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3367 out of 4276, Top 79%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#49159 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lorette was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #1893 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Laura (#322 a year ago), Loretta (#1160), Lorena (#1265), Loren (#1891), Lorie, Lorine, Lorrie, Lorretta, Lorita, Lorenza, Laurette, Lauretta, Loree, Loreen, Lorene and Loreta are the popular varying forms of Lorette. Other variants, like Lorey, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Lorette was common 55 years ago (usage of 1.5%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1%, 95%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorette, Laura, Lauretta, Laurette, Loree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loreta, Loretta, Lorie, Lorine, Lorita in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Lorette is alike in pronunciation to Lurette. Other recommended names are Amorette, Arette, Bobette, Brette, Colette, Coretta, Cosette, Cozette, Doretta, Dorette, Grette, Joette, Jolette, Jonette, Jorjette, Josette, Jozette, Kolette, Koretta, Korette, Lanette, Laretha, Lavette, Lenette, Linette, Lisette, Lizette, Loletta, Lolotte, Lonette, Loreene, Lorelle, Lotte, Loucette, Lourdette, Lucette, Lunette, Luzette, Lynette, Lyzette, Marette, Mosette, Orette, Robette, Ronette, Rosette, Sarette, Tonette and Yolette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorette.

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