Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Laurel Tree
Main Origin Language: Italian
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In 2017 the name Loretta...

• was given to 225 baby girls
• was the 1,110th most popular name for baby girls
• was 116% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Indiana
• was about as popular as Kataleya and Arden
Babies Named Loretta Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Loretta...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1955
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2001
• is 94% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 20% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lynn, Susan, Sylvia, Terry, Ray, Guy
• has the most opposite popularity history to Ilana, Alyson, Shoshana, Rafael, Britton, Brandt
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Loretta Per State
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Geographically the name Loretta...

• 0% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Kyah, Jersey, Vayda, Archie, Greysen, Quintin
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Abigail, Emily, Isabella, Luke, Jacob, Christopher
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Loretta by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Loretta are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Loretta will be the only kid named Loretta in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Loretta compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Loretta rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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