What does Loretto mean?
Loretto \l(o)-retto, lor(et)-to\ as a girls' name. Usage of Loretto is American, and the name used to be popular as a transferred use of the surname. Loretto has however become less trendy and is not that regularly used nowadays by parents for newborn baby girls in the U.S..
Loretto is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#37495 out of 88799, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Loretto for girls. Loretto reached its peak position of #756 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Loretto▼ is alike in pronunciation to Laretta, Leretta, Loreta, Loretta▼, Lorretta and Lowretta. Other recommended similar baby names are Lorette, Lorrette and Lurette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Loretto.