What does Dorothy mean?
The meaning of Dorothy is "gift of G-d".
Dorothy is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Dor-ah-thee.
The Given Name Dorothy
Dorothy is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.
A simple name, Dorothy possesses great character.
Wrap it up and take it home, Dorothy may just be the name you're looking for.
Dorothy falls into the classic name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Dorothy Gale, and Dorothy Hodgkin.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 730 in baby name popularity for girls with 382 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
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Dorothy Related Names
Variants of the name Dorothy include Dorothee.
The names Diorbhail, Doortje, Dorathy, Dordie, Dorete, Doretha, Doretta, Dorette, Dorota, Dorote, Dorotea, Doroteia, Doroteja, Dorotha, Dorotheau, Dorotheia, Dorothula, Dorottya, Dorte, Dortha, Dorthe, Dorthea, Dorthia, Dorthy are all forms of Dorothy.
- Dorothy ~ Saint, 2 hurricanes, 1 storm
- Dorothy Gale ~ The Wonderful Wizard of Oz character
- Dorothy Hodgkin ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1964
- Dorothy Malone ~ Actress
Dorothy Name Fun
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