Loretta

Female

Meaning

Laurel

Origin

Italian

Pronunciation

/ləˈrɛtə/

Traits associated with the name Loretta:

Dogs named Loretta tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Loretta?

That you have a fondness for classic country music, as Loretta is a reference to the iconic country singer Loretta Lynn.

Is Loretta a good dog name?

Loretta has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Loretta isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,709
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
2,284
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Loretta is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Loretta was, in the past month, the 1952nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Loretta is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Loretta was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Loretta's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Loretta is most adored in Washington, Alabama and Virginia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, Louisiana and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Loretta.

Most popular breeds named Loretta:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Cairn Terrier
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Papillon
  5. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Loretta is found in these categories:

country dog names
country

Named after famed singer Loretta Lynn, known for her rural, southern music.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 60s, this canine moniker echoes vintage charm and nostalgia.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes sweet Southern charm, reminiscent of country singer Loretta Lynn.

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Loretta dog name meaning

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