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What does Doll mean?

Doll /doll/ as a girls' name. Doll's root is Greek, and the meaning of the name Doll is "gift of God". Doll is a version, with the suffix -ll, of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.


Doll has 16 alternative forms via Dorothy: Dodie, Dody, Doe, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dori, Dorit, Doro, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot and Dotty.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Deill, Dill, ..

(male) Doley, Dolldy, ..

How popular is Doll?

Doll is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3429 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Doll for girls. Doll was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1860 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doll name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Doll and related names. Dorothy (#731 from current records), Dosha, Dot, Dotty, Dori, Dora, Dollie, Dolly and Dodie are the popular variation forms of Doll. These forms of Doll were popular as birth names during 1920-1929 (adoption of 5.28%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.02%, 99.7% less), with versions such as Dora falling out of fashion.

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

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

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

Similar Names


Doll is pronounced similarly to Dael, Dahl, Dail, Daile, Dale, Dayle, Del, Dell, Delle and Dielle. Other suggested similar names are Bell, Dalla, Daly, Dela, Della, Delli, Delly, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Doda, Dodi, Dola, Dollee (see Dolly), Dona, Donell, Dore, Dova, Dove, Doxy, Gill, Gull, Hill, Jill, Joell, Jyll, Moll, Nell, Noell and Poll. These names tend to be more frequently used than Doll.