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Dorothy meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Dorothy No. of characters: 7 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old Greek
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Dorothy do-ro-thy What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Gift of God Gift

Dorothy was ranked 753 in 1989 list of US boys name and dropped by 7.26% from its previous ranking of 702 in 1985. Dorothy was ranked 590 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 1.50% from its previous ranking of 599 in 2014. Anglo-Saxon form of Dorothy. Comes from the Greek "doron and theos" Means: "God's gift" If Day 6 February.. Passionate, volunteer,Dorothyare capable of excesses when it comes to their success. Smiling, casual,Dorothyare murderers at work. Dorothy hate routine, like being alone to recharge. Intelligent, charmers,Dorothyknow how to ingratiate around them. Dorothy are demanding and domineering.

Full form of Dorothy : Direct Outgoing Responsible Observant Trusting Hopeful Youthful

Dorothy is a rare first name for a girl in England & Whales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 359 in 2014. Only 765 people have Dorothy as their first name. Dorothy is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Dorothy is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1888 and ranked 590 (0.009970% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 1109788 people wear Dorothy as their first name. Dorothy is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1894 and ranked 590 (0.009970% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 1109788 people have Dorothy as their first name. Dorothy is not a native United States and Dorothy may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.310446% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Dorothy
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Expression number of Dorothy is 6.

Dorothy have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Dorothy are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Dorothy have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Dorothy Famous people named Dorothy
Dorothy Wilson in Flipper's Bank Account as Actress
Dorothy McGowan in Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo? as Actress
Dorothy Keville in Fish and Chips as Producer
Dorothy Manzarek in The Doors: When You're Strange as Thanks
Dorothy Devore in Know Thy Wife as Actress
Dorothy Blass in Too Romantic as Actress
Dorothy Ann Seese in Five Little Peppers at Home as Actress
Dorothy Flood in Resurrection as Actress
Dorothy J. Pearl in Tootsie as Make-Up Department
Dorothy Martin in Save the Last Dance as Actress
Names like Dorothy Dorothy Namesakes Related Names: DorDoraDorabelleDoraceDoraeDoraeliaDorahDorainDoraineDoralDoraleeDoraleneDoralineDoralizDoralyDoralynDoralynnDoramaeDoranDorancePosts having Dorothy: Comments :Dorothy is a female first name. Dorothy is the English form of Dorothea or Dorothée. Famous Personalities: Dorothy Alison (1925-1992) is a British actress. Dorothy Allison (1949-) is an American writer. Dorothy Andrus is an American tennis player. Dorothy Bundy (1916-) is an American tennis player. Dorothy Bussy (1866-1960) was a British novelist and translator. Dorothy Coburn (1904-1978) is an American actress. Dorothy Comingore (1913-1971) is an American actress. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994) was a British chemist. Dorothy Dalton (1893-1972) is an American actress. Dorothy Dandridge (1922-1965) is an American actress. Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a journalist and an American Catholic activist. Dorothy Fields (1905-1974) was an American librettist and lyricist. Dorothy Gale is a fictional character from the Oz fantasy universe. Annie Elizabeth Dorothy Garrod (1892-1968) was a British archaeologist and prehistorian. Dorothy Gibson (1889-1946) is an American actress. Dorothy Gish (1898-1968) is an American actress. Dorothy Green is an American tennis player. Dorothy Hamill (1956-) is an American figure skater. Dorothy Hansine Andersen (1901-1963) is an American pediatrician. Dorothy Joan Harris (1931-) is a Canadian writer. Dorothy Head (1925-) is an American tennis player. Dorothy Todd Hénaut (1935-) is a producer, director and screenwriter Canadian. Dorothy Hill (1909-1998) is a geologist, zoologist and paleontologist Australian. Dorothy B. Hughes (1904-1993) was an American writer and journalist. Dorothy Jordan (1761-1816) is an Irish actress. Dorothy Jordan (1906-1988) is a Dorothy Jordan (American actress). Dorothy Lamour (1914-1996) is an American actress and singer. Demetracopolou Dorothy Lee (1905-1975) was an American anthropologist. Dorothy Loudon (1933-2003) is an American actress. Dorothy Lucey (1958-) is an American actress. Dorothy Lyman (1947-) is an American actress and director. Dorothy Mackaill (1903-1990) is a British actress. Dorothy Malone (1925-) is an American actress. Dorothy McGuire (1916-2001) is an American actress. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) was a poet and actress. Dorothy Phillips (1889-1980) is an American actress. Dorothy Richardson (1873-1957) was a British writer. Dorothy Round (1908-1982) was a British tennis player. Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) is a woman of letters and British novelist. Dorothy Shakespear (1886-1973) was a British artist. Dorothy Shepherd-Barron (1897-1953) was a British tennis player. Dorothy Stang (1931-2005) is a Brazilian nun. Dorothy Stevenson is a player of Australian tennis. Dorothy Stratten (1960-1980) is a Canadian actress and model. Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961) is an American journalist. Dorothy West (1907-1998) is an African-American writer. Dorothy Weston is a British tennis player. Dorothy Workman is a player of Australian tennis. - Novella Montesinos Popularity of Dorothy
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Other variants of Dorothy :Dorotea Doroteja Dora Tea Dorota Dorothea Dorte Dorthe Ditte Dorete Dorit Ea Thea Teija Tiia Dorothée Dorottya Dóra Dorina Dorka Dorotėja Urtė Dörthe Dosia Doroteia Dorotéia Teja Dorita  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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