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What does Lauretta mean?

Lauretta Pronunciation of Lauretta as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Lauretta is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lauretta is an alternate form of Laura (Latin). Lauretta is also a variant of Loretta (Italian, Latin). See also Etta




VARIANTS Lowretta, Lorretta, Lorita, Loreta, Leretta, Laurita, Larretta, Laretta

OTHER FORMS VIA LAURA, LORETTA Larea, Laurana, Laure, Laureen, Laurel, Laurella, Lauren, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurentia, Lauretha, Laurette, Lauricia, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurnea, Lorette, Lorrette



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How popular is Lauretta?

Lauretta is a very popular first name for women (#1207 out of 4276, Top 28%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#86657 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Lauretta reached its peak rank of #405 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Lauretta listed in the Top 2000 are Etta (#951 IN 2018), Laura (#340), Laure, Laureen, Laurel (#623), Lauren (#171), Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurette, Laurinda, Loreta, Loretta (#1085), Lorette, Lorita and Lorretta. Usage of these relations of Lauretta reached its peak in the 1980s (MEDIAN #1593) and is now much diminished (#1598, 87.2%), with versions like Laura becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lauretta, Etta, Laura, Laure, Laureen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurel, Lauren, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurette, Laurinda, Loreta, Loretta, Lorette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorita, Lorretta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lauretta is alike in pronunciation to Larita. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amoretta, Aretta, Bretta, Caretta, Claretta, Claudetta (see Claudia), Coretta, Corretta, Darnetta, Dawnetta, Earletta, Fayetta, Floretta, Gretta, Huetta, Jacketta, Janetta, Laberta, Labrenda, Lacrecia, Laketia, Lanette, Lareina, Larena, Larentia, Larreina, Latrecia, Laurelei, Laurelie, Laurell, Laurelle, Laurenca, Laurentyna, Laurenza, Laveta, Lavetta, Lavette, Lecretia, Linetta, Lisbetta, Loletta, Loucetta (see Lucetta), Loucette, Loucretia, Louisetta, Lourdetta, Lourdette, Lourenca (see Lauren), Lucretia, Lunetta, Luzette, Lynetta, Maretta, Marette, Marketta, Martta, Maryetta, Mauresa (see Maureen), Musetta, Oretta, Pauletta, Paulette, Rubetta, Rupetta, Saletta, Salletta (see Sally), Sandretta, Sarotta, Suzetta, Valetta, Valletta, Vanetta, Vannetta (see Vanessa) and Wanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lauretta.

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