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What does the name "Loretta" mean?

Loretta (Italian): Laurel

The name "Loretta" is of Italian origin and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

T is for tender, loving nature.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Atterol". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tealort". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Loretta" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Loretta? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 174,643 babies born with the name Loretta in the United States. That's more than enough Lorettas to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 41 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Loretta" was in 1938 with a total of 3,910 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lorettas)

According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Loretta" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 71 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1964. Across the entire United States a total of 2,235 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Loretta popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Loretta in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Loretta

Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn is a singer-songwriter and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1960 to present. Loretta was born in 1935 as Loretta Webb in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, United States.


Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1967 to present. Loretta was born in 1937 as Loretta Jane Swit in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.


Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1977 to present. Loretta was born in 1949 in Houston, Texas, U.S.


Lorrie Morgan

Lorrie Morgan is a singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1972 to present. Lorrie was born in 1959 as Loretta Lynn Morgan.


Loretta Young

Loretta Young is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1917 to 2000. Loretta was born in 1913 as Gretchen Young in Salt Lake City, Utah, US.


Loretta Schrijver

Loretta was born in 1956 in New York City, USA.


Past life for Loretta born Oct 10, 1968

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, docks.

Your brief psychological profile in that past life:
Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.

Lessons that your last past life brought to present:
You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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