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Doretta Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Doretta is of Greek origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


The name Dorothea is a Latinate form of the Greek name Dorotheos which is derived from the Greek elements doron meaning "gift" and theos meaning "G-d".

The name Theodora is derived from the same elements, but in reverse order.


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Doretta is a form of the name Dorothea, Dorothy.

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