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Loretta Name Popularity

How popular is the name Loretta? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 125 619 0.1758%
1911 119 695 0.1866%
1912 118 951 0.1886%
1913 121 1,035 0.1825%
1914 122 1,301 0.1867%
1915 115 1,785 0.1965%
1916 113 1,883 0.1949%
1917 115 1,945 0.1944%
1918 116 2,034 0.1895%
1919 118 2,050 0.1958%
1920 120 2,096 0.1885%
1921 122 2,121 0.1852%
1922 124 2,076 0.1863%
1923 124 2,127 0.1899%
1924 124 2,247 0.1935%
1925 121 2,245 0.1986%
1926 125 2,092 0.1902%
1927 128 2,000 0.1807%
1928 123 1,985 0.1855%
1929 127 1,922 0.1856%
1930 105 2,473 0.2367%
1931 95 2,569 0.2603%
1932 89 2,742 0.2775%
1933 87 2,687 0.2884%
1934 82 2,973 0.3075%
1935 69 3,360 0.3458%
1936 70 3,310 0.3436%
1937 63 3,667 0.3721%
1938 62 3,907 0.3816%
1939 64 3,764 0.37%
1940 69 3,497 0.329%
1941 81 3,090 0.2745%
1942 79 3,402 0.2694%
1943 89 3,166 0.2425%
1944 99 2,731 0.2204%
1945 106 2,646 0.217%
1946 111 2,889 0.1958%
1947 113 2,996 0.1795%
1948 115 2,851 0.1786%
1949 117 2,764 0.1718%
1950 120 2,707 0.1681%
1951 135 2,477 0.1461%
1952 136 2,596 0.1487%
1953 137 2,641 0.1492%
1954 126 3,235 0.177%
1955 123 3,424 0.1861%
1956 126 3,400 0.18%
1957 131 3,340 0.1736%
1958 133 3,298 0.1745%
1959 136 3,150 0.1658%
1960 138 3,180 0.1678%
1961 148 2,910 0.1541%
1962 160 2,496 0.136%
1963 161 2,493 0.1389%
1964 175 2,205 0.1253%
1965 186 1,813 0.1109%
1966 175 1,883 0.1206%
1967 179 1,779 0.1172%
1968 194 1,597 0.1064%
1969 203 1,521 0.0987%
1970 230 1,337 0.084%
1971 228 1,279 0.0851%
1972 256 1,020 0.0749%
1973 259 935 0.0721%
1974 268 921 0.0709%
1975 300 736 0.0573%
1976 332 631 0.049%
1977 380 517 0.0384%
1978 415 445 0.0331%
1979 428 445 0.0316%
1980 492 380 0.026%
1981 434 454 0.0309%
1982 491 367 0.0246%
1983 526 313 0.0212%
1984 567 280 0.0188%
1985 655 227 0.015%
1986 637 241 0.016%
1987 732 196 0.0128%
1988 766 191 0.0123%
1989 966 134 0.0083%
1990 935 152 0.0092%
1991 1,088 118 0.0072%
1992 1,279 86 0.0054%
1993 1,235 90 0.0058%
1994 1,315 79 0.0051%
1995 1,420 64 0.0042%
1996 1,255 87 0.0058%
1997 1,394 71 0.0048%
1998 1,500 61 0.0041%
1999 1,705 46 0.0031%
2000 1,775 46 0.003%
2001 1,934 38 0.0025%
2002 1,954 37 0.0025%
2003 2,411 21 0.0014%
2004 2,105 33 0.0022%
2005 1,845 48 0.0031%
2006 1,777 56 0.0036%
2007 1,878 49 0.0031%
2008 1,799 56 0.0036%
2009 2,250 29 0.0019%
2010 1,843 48 0.0033%
2011 1,625 64 0.0045%
2012 1,516 76 0.0053%
2013 1,630 62 0.0044%
2014 1,224 123 0.0084%
2015 1,071 163 0.0112%
2016 993 193 0.0134%
2017 1,042 166 0.0119%
2018 1,062 151 0.011%
2019 919 201 0.0148%
2020 978 206 0.0162%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Laretta

Italian

Larretta

Italian

Lauretta

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Laurette

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Leretta

Italian

Loreta

Italian

Lorette

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorretta

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lowretta

Italian


What names sound like Loretta?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Laretha

Excellence; righteous

Greek

Lorita

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorrette

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lurette

German


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