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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Loretto

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Alt. Meaning

L is for life, that you live so well.

O is for objective, always impartial

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

Notable Persons Named Loretto

Loretto was born on August 18th, 1929 in Italy.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Loretto in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 7 7 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 10 10 0
1886 8 8 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 10 10 0
1889 8 8 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 20 20 0
1892 13 13 0
1893 19 19 0
1894 15 15 0
1895 14 14 0
1896 18 18 0
1897 17 17 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 20 20 0
1900 17 17 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 16 16 0
1903 12 12 0
1904 17 17 0
1905 11 11 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 14 14 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 15 15 0
1912 14 14 0
1913 22 22 0
1914 17 17 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 21 21 0
1917 17 17 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 10 10 0
1920 24 19 5
1921 27 27 0
1922 23 23 0
1923 12 12 0
1924 13 13 0
1925 18 18 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 6 6 0
1931 7 7 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 5 5 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 14 14 0
1939 12 12 0
1940 6 6 0
1941 15 15 0
1942 12 12 0
1943 5 5 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 10 10 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 8 8 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 11 11 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 7 7 0
1964 9 9 0

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Popularity of Loretto as a last name

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Common last names for Loretto

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Common first names for Loretto

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loretto U.S.
  White 36.11% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 38.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loretto

People with the last name Loretto are most frequently White, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Loretto

  • How Popular is the name Loretto? Loretto is the 11,064th most popular name of all time. As a last name Loretto was the 38,439th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Loretto have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 928 babies born with the first name Loretto in the United States. That's more than enough people named Loretto to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loretto? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Loretto first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loretto is Saturday, April 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Loretto born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loretto was in 1915 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Loretto Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Loretto is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Loretto: Your name in reverse order is Otterol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lrtotoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loretto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 576 people with the last name Loretto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loretto? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Loretto as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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