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What does Dody mean?

Dody Pronunciation of Dody [dody] as a name for girls has its roots in Hebrew and Greek, and the meaning of Dody is "well loved; gift; gift of God". Dody is a version of Dodie (Hebrew). Dody is also a variant of Dora (Greek). Dody is also used as a form of Dorothy (Greek).

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

Dody has 4 variants: Doda, Dodee, Dodey and Dodi.

23 more alternative forms via Dodie, Dora, Dorothy: Dasya, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dolly, Dorae, Dorah, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dori, Doria, Dorie, Dorit, Doro, Dorthy, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottey and Dotty.

Creative forms:
(female) Dotea, Teady, ..

(male) Dode, Dodo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dody Serafina (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dody?

Dody is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#62961 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Dodie, Doll, Dolly, Dora (#1966 the previous year), Dori, Dorie, Dorothy (#714), Dorthy, Dosha, Dot and Dotty are the prominent related forms of Dody (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Dody was well-received 95 years ago (usage of 5.29%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.02%, down 99.6%), with forms such as Dorthy becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dodie, Doll, Dolly, Dora, Dori in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorie, Dorothy, Dorthy, Dosha, Dot, Dotty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dody and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dody is alike in pronunciation to Dada, Dedie, Didi and Dido. Other suggested similar names are Addy, Ady, Andy, Cady, Coady, Cody, Cordy, Dacy, Daly, Dany, Davy, Day, Dede, Dola, Dona, Donny, Donya, Dorey, Dorry, Dorys, Dova, Dove, Doxy, Eddy, Edy, Elody, Goldy, Hedy, Jady, Jody, Judy, Kady, Kody, Lady, Mady, Nady and Rhody. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dody.

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