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Dolores meaning and name origin
Dolores \d(o)-lo-res\ as a girl's name is pronounced doh-LOR-iss. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Dolores is "sorrows". Refers to the Virgin Mary as "Mary of the sorrows". Actress Dolores Del Rio.
Dolores has 11 variant forms: Dalores, Delora, Delores, Deloria, Deloris, Dolorcita, Dolorcitas, Dolorita, Doloritas, Lola and Lolita.
For more information, see also related names Carmel and Mary.
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Popularity of Dolores
Dolores is a very popular first name for women (#171 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#64497 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Dolores for girls. (2012 statistics) Compare Dolores with its variant forms and related girl baby names.