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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) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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.
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