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Loreto

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Loreto is an Italian unisex baby name, that means ‘blessing.’ Loreto is pronounced LaoR-EHT-ow. Pronunciation for Loreto: 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)”

The name Loreto has been around since the 16th century. This name is derived from a town called Lauretum. In the 13th century, the Virgin Mary’s house was said to have been flown by an angel from Nazareth to Lauretum. 1 in 289,983 baby boys were given this name – making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Loreto peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1974 on position 1993.

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