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Doe

What does Doe mean?

Doe Pronunciation of Doe [doe] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Doe means "gift of God". Doe is an alternate form of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

20 different relations via Dorothy: Dodie, Dody, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dori, Dorit, Doro, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottey, Dottie, Dotty, Tea and Thea.

Creative forms:
(female) Die, Dole, ..

(male) Dode, Doli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Doe Mary (D.M.), ..

How popular is Doe?

Doe is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2834 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Thea (#464 in 2015), Dorothy (#714), Dora (#1966), Dottie, Dotty, Tea, Dot, Doll, Dosha, Dolly, Dori, Dodie and Dollie are the popular related forms of Doe (unlisted). These relations of Doe were at the height of their popularity a century ago (usage of 5.3%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1%, 99%), with forms such as Dorothy becoming somewhat dated. Thea is the most chic girl name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dori, Dorothy, Dosha, Dot, Dottie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dotty, Tea, Thea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Doe is pronounced similarly to Da-, Dai, Day, Daya, De-, Dea, Dee and Di. Other recommended names are Coe, Dore, Dove, Noe and Zoe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Doe.

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