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Dolores Meaning


What does Dolores mean?

The name Dolores is of Spanish origin.

The meaning of Dolores is "sorrows".

Dolores is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Do-lo-res.

The Given Name Dolores

Dolores is quite a luminous name and a welcome find.

A sweet name, Dolores possesses great character.

Wrap it up and take it home, Dolores may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dolores Aguiar Mella Diaz, Dolores de Santa Eulalia Puig Bonany, and Dolores Keane.

Dolores Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 4,299 in baby name popularity for girls with 33 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,661 in baby name popularity for girls with 42 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Dolores sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Dolores Name Popularity Page.

Dolores Related Names

Variants of the name Dolores include Delora, Delores, Deloris.

The names Dolore, Dores, Nekana, Nekane are all forms of Dolores.

Dolores has the diminutives (nicknames) Lola, Loris.

Famous Doloress

  • Dolores Aguiar Mella Diaz ~ Saint
  • Dolores de Santa Eulalia Puig Bonany ~ Saint
  • Dolores Keane ~ Actress, Musician
  • Dolores Lambasa ~ Actress
  • Dolores Rodriguez Sopena ~ Saint
  • Dolores Umbridge ~ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix character, Harry Potter character

Dolores Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Dolores.

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Dolores Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dolores in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dolores.

Just for fun, see the name Dolores in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dolores in Nautical Flags page.