Meaning and name origin
Lorita \l(o)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lorita is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorita 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 is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3209 out of 4276, Top 75%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lorita and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Laura (#318), Loretta, Lauretta and Lora. (2014 statistics).
Lorita is also pronounced similarly to Larita and Loreta. Other suggested similar baby names are Corita, Dorita, Liorit, Lirit, Lolita▼ and Loria. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lorita.