What does Lorita mean?
Lorita [lori-ta] as a girls' name has its root in 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 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.Creative forms:
(female) Lerita, Lorica, ..
(male) Lorice, Lorila, .. Middle name pairings:
Lorita Mariel (L.M.), ..
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)
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. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of the girl name Lorita and related names. Laura (#322 last year), Lauretta, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren (#1891), Lorena (#1265), Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta (#1160), Lorette, Lori (#1608), 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 6 decades ago (usage of 3%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1%, ▼97%).
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.See names in meaning and etymology.