Dolores name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 15th, 2023
Gender: Girl
Origin: Spanish
Usage: German, English, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dolores d(o)-lo-res
Meaning: Pain and Pain, Sorrows
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What does Dolores mean?

The popular and ever lasting unisex name Dolores means "Pain or Pain, Sorrows" is came from Spanish is substantially used in Spanish, Swedish, German, Finnish, English, Norwegian and Danish.

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How do I pronounce Dolores?

You can pronounce the three syllabled name Dolores as d(o)-lo-res.

Variants of Dolores

Addolorata, Lora, Laurentia, Laurentius, Flora, Eleonora, Loretta, Laura, Lorabelle, Lori, Lore, Loralee, Laurentine, Laurentse, Lauren, Laurence, Lalle, Fiorela, Florelle, Flor, Florina, Floralee, Florus, Florentina, Elenora, Eleonore, Elna, Alienor, Eleanor, Helen, Laretta, Lauretta, Loreta, Lalla, Lola, Lari, Lauraine, Analaura, Lauraelizabeth, Laurent

Names that rhyme with Dolores

How popular is the name Dolores?

Dolores was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 212345 babies have been given the moniker in 204 years. At the peak of its usage in 1930, the moniker grabbed the 13rd spot and 12838 baby girls were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 204 years. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 13 times Dolores is a common name in France given to over 10410 babies in 119 years.

Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 1968, the moniker grabbed the 153rd spot and 270 baby girls were given the name.

Dolores is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 100 names.

In 1964, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 80 on girl names chart when 77 babies were given the name Dolores. Over 917 babies in Ireland have been named Dolores.

The name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1911 (2017) in its 19 years run on England and Wales naming chart. Over 140 people have been named Dolores in England and Wales.

It had a short run of 4 years on Belgium girl names chart.

However things change on global perspective, Dolores is extremely popular in Spain where every 1 in 300 have the name as well as in Mexico.

Also the baby name is popular in Philippines, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Cuba, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Honduras, Italy, Equatorial Guinea, Bolivia and Canada. At least, 980000 people globally have carried Dolores as their given name according to our findings.

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What numerology tells about Dolores?

You practically sabotage your own career with self-doubt and worry. You often push yourself to accomplish more than expected when it comes to your career. You are a jealous and passionate lover. You need to open your mind to new suggestions, new opinions and start questioning what you believe. In love, you act childish and don't care much about the feelings of your partner because you start relationships without falling in love first. Once you fall in love, everything changes.

Other names similar to Dolores, for would be parents

  •  Hilda - Used mostly in Swedish, Scandinavian and English persistent and commonly accepted, Hilda aimed at both sexes has its origin in Old High German and Germanic, Hilda means "Fence or Enclosure". Among baby girl names, preeminent Hilda was spotted at 489th position in 1965 in United States
  •  Cassidy - Famed Cassidy has its origin in Celtic and Old Irish is substantially used in Irish and English, Cassidy means "Curly, Descendant of Caiside or Descendant of Caiside Descendant of the Curly-Haired One" is used as a gender insensitive name
  •  Shawn - Meaning of Shawn is Variant of John from Sean or God is Gracious has its origin in Hebrew and is aimed at both sexes is mainly used in Finnish and Irish
  •  Diego - Meaning of Diego is One Who Supplants or Teacher Especially Good is dominantly used in Norwegian and Finnish has its roots in Spanish and Old Greek is used as a gender insensitive name
  •  Inez - Ever lasting and Trendy unisex name Inez means "The Chaste or The Pure" used prevalently in Finnish and Scandinavian has its origin in Old Greek
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Middle names for Dolores

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Sibling Names for Dolores

Looking for the perfect sibling names to pair with the beautiful and unique name Dolores? Look no further! We've compiled a list of 10 names that complement Dolores perfectly, from classic choices to more modern options. Whether you're expecting twins or simply want some inspiration for future baby names, read on for some great ideas.

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Famous people named Dolores

  • Dolores "LaLa" Brooks, second lead singer of the girl group the Crystals and a Broadway actress
  • Dolores Erickson, model and artist
  • Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, British occult author, third generation psychic
  • Dolores LaChapelle, American mountaineer, skier, T'ai chi teacher
  • Dolores Cross, educator and university administrator
  • Dolores Delmar, dancer and showgirl from Detroit, Michigan
  • Dolores Duran, Brazilian singer and songwriter
  • Dolores Fuller, American actress and songwriter best known as the one-time girlfriend of the low-budget film director Ed Wood
  • Dolores Ibárruri, Spanish Republican heroine of the Spanish Civil War and communist politician of Basque origin
  • Dolores O'Riordan, Irish musician, singer and songwriter
  • Dolores del Río, Mexican actress
  • Dolores Costello, Barrymore, and the grandmother of John Barrymore III
  • Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew, American singer
  • Dolores Hart, American Roman Catholic Benedictine nun
  • Dolores Gray, American actress and singer
  • Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association
  • Dolores Claman, Canadian composer and pianist
  • Dolores Balderamos-García, Belizean lawyer, politician, activist
  • Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer and occasional actress
  • Dolores Donlon, American model and actress
  • Dolores Hope, American singer, entertainer
  • Dolores Sloviter, Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Dolores Mertz, Iowa State Representative from the 8th District
  • Dolores Mantez, British television actress of the 1960s and early 1970s
  • Dolores Della Penna, school girl from Philadelphia
  • Dolores Kelly, Social Democratic and Labour Party politician and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Upper Bann
  • Dolores Fonzi, Argentine TV, theatre and film actress
  • Dolores Delirio, Peruvian rock band
  • Dolores Moran, American film actress and model
  • Dolores Marco, badminton player from Spain
  • Dolores Jiménez y Muro, Mexican schoolteacher and revolutionary
  • Dolores del Rio, from 1945 drama and history movie Las abandonadas, who played Margarita Pérez.
  • In 1966, Dolores Abril characterized the role of Malena Vargas in drama and musical flick Gitana.
  • Dolores Anziani, from 1925 film La última trasnochada, who characterized the N.
  • Dolores Booth, from 1935 action and drama film Desert Mesa, who characterized the Juanita.
  • Dolores Carlos characterized significant character of Marie - Nudist in 1961 adventure, romance flick Diary of a Nudist.
  • In 1923 biography and drama movie, Christopher Columbus, Dolores Cassinelli characterized Queen Isabella.
  • In 1940, Dolores Cortés characterized the role of N in flick Martingala.
  • Dolores Foza characterized the significant character of N in 1925 comedy film La garra del mico.
  • Dolores Gardner, from 1926 action and adventure movie The Desperate Game, who played Marguerite Grayson.
  • Dolores Holve, from 1948 drama film Unser Mittwochabend, who played Henny.
  • Dolores Michaels, from 1961 drama, war flick Battle at Bloody Beach, who portrayed Ruth Benson.
  • Dolores Palumbo characterized crucial character of Luisella in 1954 comedy film Miseria e nobiltà.
  • In 1945, Dolores París played the role of Jesusa in flick El castillo de las bofetadas.
  • In 1915, Dolores Puchol portrayed the role of N In movie El amor hace justicia.
  • In 1923 flick, No Mother to Guide Her, Dolores Rousse played Kathleen Pearson.
  • In 1981, Dolores Romero characterized the role of Dolores in flick Ta' mej doktorn.
  • In 1963 action, comedy flick, Zaldong Batangueno, Dolores Dee played N.
  • In 1947, Dolores Mojica characterized the role of N in drama film Palaboy ng Tadhana.

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