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Meaning and Origin of: Lorette

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Laurel leaves; honor; fame; spirit
  • Old German : Where Lothar dwells

Last name origin & meaning:

  • French : habitational name from Lorette in the Loire, whose name is cognate with that of Loreto in Italy.
  • French : from a French form of Italian Loreto, either a metronymic from the female personal name or the surname probably alludes to the Italian place name, possibly denoting someone who had been on a pilgrimage to Loreto.
  • French and English : from a pet form of Laura, a feminine form of Lawrence.