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Dora Meaning


What does Dora mean?

The name Dora is of Greek, English and Hungarian origin.

The meaning of Dora is "gift of G-d".

Dora is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Dor-ah.

The Given Name Dora

Dora is a diminutive of Dorottya. See Dorottya for further details.

Chic and bold, it is a name considered by many parents.

This 2 syllable name has adventure and charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Dora falls into the classic name category.

Dora Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,431 in baby name popularity for girls with 73 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,990 in baby name popularity for girls with 99 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Dora Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dora has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dora to other names.

Dora Related Names

Dora is a diminutive of Dorottya.

The name Dorinda is a form of Dora.

Dora has the diminutives (nicknames) Dorita, Dory.

Famous Doras

  • Dora ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm

Dora Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Dora.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Dora Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dora.

Just for fun, see the name Dora 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 Dora in Nautical Flags page.