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What does Lorita mean?

Lorita /lo-ri-ta/ as a girls' name. Lorita's root is Latin, and Lorita means "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorita is an alternate form of Laura (Latin) with the prefix Lo-. Lorita is also a derivative of Lora (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).


Lorita has 4 variants: Lauretta, Laurita, Loretta and Lorretta.

Lorita has 27 more alternative forms via Laura, Lora: Larea, Lari, Laurina, Lorah, Loranna, Loree, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenna, Lorenza, Lorette, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorinda, Lorine, Lorna, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory and Lowra.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Lerita, Lorica, ..

(male) Lorice, Lorila, ..

How popular is Lorita?

Lorita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3209 out of 4276, Top 75%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Lorita for girls. Lorita was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #1395 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorita name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lorita outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Lorita and related names. Laura (#318 last year), Lauretta, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren, Lorena (#1218), Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta (#1322), Lorette, Lori (#1670), Lorie, Lorinda, Lorine, Lorna, Lorretta, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lory are the popular alternative forms of Lorita appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Lorita were at the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (usage of 3%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1%, 97%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorita, Laura, Lauretta, Lora, Loree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loretta, Lorette, Lori, Lorie, Lorinda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorine, Lorna, Lorretta, Lorri, Lorrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorry, Lory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lorna outside U.S.

Similar Names


Lorita is alike in pronunciation to Laretta, Larita, Leretta, Loreta and Lowretta. Other suggested similar names are Amrita, Aurita, Bonita, Brita, Carita, Corina, Corisa, Corita, Donita, Doria, Dorika, Dorina, Dorisa, Dorit, Dorita, Doritha, Doritt, Dorota, Florita, Irita, Jonita, Jovita, Karita, Korina, Lalita, Lanita, Laretha, Larina, Larisa, Leerit (see Lirit), Lenita, Liorit, Lirit, Lita, Loida, Loleta, Lolita, Loria, Lorian, Loriana, Loriel, Lorin, Loris, Lorissa, Lorrina, Lorrna, Lotta, Louisa, Louiza, Lovina, Lovisa, Lucita, Lulita, Lusita, Luzita, Lyria, Lyrica, Marita, Moria, Morisa, Norina, Perita, Rosita, Sarita, Serita, Toria, Verita, Yonita, Zarita and Zorica. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorita.