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Name Dorothy

Meaning:gift of GodTools:

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About the name Dorothy in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Saints:Dorothy of Caesarea
US 2015 rank:#714     ... 712:Wren, 713:Lexie, 714:Dorothy, 715:Lilianna, 716:Monroe ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Dorothe, Dorotea, Doroteo, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dorothée, Dorottya, Dorthe, Dörthe     Details
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About Dorotheus/Dorothea, the group of names with the same origin as Dorothy

Meaning/translation:gift of God
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, female:female form of the Latin name Dorotheus, from the Greek name Dorotheos
 known from Saint Dorothea (3rd/4th century AD)
Words:doron = the gift  Old Greek
 theos = God  Old Greek
Topics:New Testament
Variants' top ranks:3:Urte Lithuania 2009,  4:Dorothy England+Wales 1914,  5:Dorina Hungary 2005,  6:Dorthe Greenland 2011,  7:Dora Croatia 2010,  8:Doreen England+Wales 1934,  9:Dóra Hungary 2011,  25:Dorka Hungary 2011,  39:Teja Slovenia 2009,  41:Dorottya Hungary 2004
Somehow related to:Theodore/Theodora
Old/original forms:Dorotheos Old Greek
Name variants:Dolly, Doortje, Dora, Dóra, Dore, Doreen, Dorena, Dorete, Dorette, Dorina, Dorine, Dorit, Dorka, Dorli, Dorotea, Doroteja, Dorothe, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dorothée, Dorothy, Dorottya, Dörte, Dorthe, Dörthe, Tea, Teja, Urte, Doroteo, Dorotheus   Sortable list   Details
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England+Wales decadesGraph1954 67,  1944 31,  1934 11,  1924 5,  1914 41904 5
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 565,  1980-1989 354,  1960-1969 124
USA prevalence 1990 10
USA yearlyGraph2015 714,  2014 729,  2013 808,  2012 922,  2011 934,  2006 983,  2004 852,  2003 838,  2002 867,  2001 755,  2000 741,  1999 678,  1998 710,  1997 690,  1996 640,  1995 597,  1994 549,  1993 515
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