Given Name LORETTA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: lə-RET-ə (English), lo-RET-ta (Italian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Either an elaboration of LORA or a variant of LAURETTA. It is also sometimes used as a variant of LORETO.
VARIANTS: Laura, Lora, Loreen, Lorene, Lorinda, Laurinda (English), Lauretta, Loreta, Loreto, Lorita (Italian)
DIMINUTIVES: Laureen, Laurene, Laurie, Lori, Lorie, Lorri, Lorrie, Lauressa, Laurissa (English)
MASCULINE FORM: Lauro (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Laura (Croatian), Laura (Danish), Laura, Laurie (Dutch), Laura (Estonian), Laura (Finnish), Laure, Laurette, Laurine, Lorette (French), Laura (German), Laura (Hungarian), Lára (Icelandic), Laura (Late Roman), Laura (Norwegian), Laura (Polish), Laura (Portuguese), Laura (Romanian), Laura, Lavra (Slovene), Laura, Loreto, Laurita (Spanish), Laura (Swedish), Lowri (Welsh)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017