Origin:Italian
Popularity:1678
Meaning:Laurel
Triumphing over many classic names we often relate to older generations, Loretta is quickly making her way back into the charts. This name comes from the Italian title Laurel, representing the bay laurel plant. While the simple flower from these leaves could easily be mistaken for that of another, the meaning behind this verdant plant certainly won’t be. The laurel represents victory and justice, hence its use as a crown or wreath worn by champions in ancient Rome. With a life of accomplishment ahead of her, baby Loretta’s first badge of honor can be her name.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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