[ 3 syll. lo-ret-to, lor-e-tto ] The baby girl name Loretto is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as LaoR-EHT-ow- †. Loretto is of Italian origin and it is used mainly in English. Loretto is a form of the English Loreto.
See also the related category italian.
Loretto is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1904 with 0.006% of baby girls being named Loretto. It had a ranking of #899 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale today. Among all girl names in its family, Loretto was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2016. Loretto has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Loretto include Loreto, Lauretta, Lauriette, Leerit, Leorit, Lerato, Liorit, Loretah, Larette, Larrette, Laurette, Lawrete, Lirite, Lorete, Lorett, Lorette, Lorit, Lorite, Lorrette, and Lourdes.
† Pronunciation for Loretto: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"