The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the girl name Loretta

Meanings & Origins of Loretta

What does Loretta mean? What is the origin?

Origin Italian
Meaning Loretta \l(o)-retta, lor(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced lor-RET-ah. It is of Italian origin. Diminutive of Laura (Latin) "laurel" or Lora. This elaborated form of the name was created in the 19th century. Loreta is a saint's name. Actresses Loretta Young, Loretta Swit; country singer Loretta Lynn.

Loretta has 9 variant forms: Laretta, Larretta, Lauretta, Laurette, Leretta, Loreta, Lorette, Lorretta and Lowretta.

Baby names that sound like Loretta are Laretha, Lorrette, Lorita and Lurette.

Origin Anglo Saxon
Meaning Small sage one
Origin English
Meaning The laurel tree; Sweet bay tree; Honor; Victory
Origin Spanish
Meaning Pure
Origin Latin
Meaning Laurel leaves; Honour; Fame; Spirit
Origin German
Meaning Where Lothar dwells

More Details About Loretta

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How to pronounce, Loretta? \l(o)-retta, lor(et)-ta\
Popularity of Loretta There were 229 US births last year.
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Loretta is a girl name.
Loretta starts with L
Loretta is 7 letters long

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