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 commonly 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 (#39824 out of 150436, Top 26%). (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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
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.