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Meaning and name origin

Lorita \l(o)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name has the meaning "the bay, or laurel plant" and 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. Also a variant of Lora: variant of Laura (Latin) "laurel".

Lorita has 4 variant forms: Lauretta, Laurita, Loretta, Lorretta.

Lorita is also pronounced similarly to Larita and Loreta. Other suggested similar baby names are Corita, Dorita, Liorit, Lirit, Lolita and Loria.


Lorita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3209 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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