What does Lorita mean?
Lorita /lori-ta/ [3 sylls.] 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).
Lorita has 44 more alternative forms via Laura, Lora: Laranca, Larea, Lari, Laurana, Laurena, Lauretha, Lauri▼, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurie▼, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurine, Laurnea, Lavra, Lawra, Lollie, Lolly, Lorah, Loranna, Loreanna, Loree, Loreen, Loren▼, Lorena▼, Lorene▼, Lorenna, Lorenza, Lorette, Lorey, Lori▼, Lorie▼, Lorinda, Lorine▼, Lorna▼, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrette, Lorri▼, Lorrie▼, Lorry, Lory and Lowra.Kreatif forms: Lerita, Loriha, Lurita. [more]
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. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Lorita and related names. Laura (#318 last year), Lauretta, Lauri, Laurie, Laurine, Lollie, Lora, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lorri and Lorrie are the popular alternative forms of Lorita (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4657%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.0379%, ▼91.9%), with versions like Laura, Lorena, Lorie, Lorine and Lorna becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lorita is alike in pronunciation to Larita and Loreta. Other suggested similar baby names are Corita, Dorita, Liorit, Lirit, Lolita▼ and Loria. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorita.