Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /lə.ˈɹɛt.ə/(English) /lo.ˈret.ta/(Italian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Perhaps a variant of Lauretta or Loreto. A famous bearer was the American actress Loretta Young (1913-2000), whose birth name was Gretchen.

Related Names

VariantsLauretta, Loreta(Italian)
DiminutivesLori, Lorie, Lorinda, Lorri, Lorrie, Laurinda(English)
Masculine FormsLauro, Loreto(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesLaura(Catalan) Laura(Croatian) Laura(Czech) Laura(Danish) Laura, Laurie(Dutch) Laura(Estonian) Laura(Finnish) Laura, Laure, Lorette, Laurette, Laurine(French) Laura(German) Laura(Hungarian) Lára(Icelandic) Laura(Late Roman) Laura(Latvian) Laura(Lithuanian) Laura(Norwegian) Laura(Polish) Laura(Portuguese) Laura(Romanian) Laura(Slovak) Laura, Lavra(Slovene) Laura, Loreto, Laurita(Spanish) Laura(Swedish) Lowri(Welsh)


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Entry updated April 5, 2022