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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. lo-REH-to(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

From the name of a town in Italy, originally called Lauretum in Latin, meaning "laurel grove". Supposedly in the 13th century the house of the Virgin Mary was miraculously carried by angels from Nazareth to the town.
VariantsLoreta, Loretta, Lorita(Italian)

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