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pinWhat does Dolores mean?

Dolores /do-lo-res/ as a girls' 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 variants: Dalores, Delora, Delores, Deloria, Deloris, Dolorcita, Dolorcitas, Dolorita, Doloritas, Lola and Lolita.

Related girl names: Carmel and Mary.

Kreatif forms: Dillores, Dilores, Dilres. [more]

pinHow popular is Dolores?

Dolores is a very popular first name for females (#171 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#24513 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Dolores for girls. Dolores reached its peak position of #20 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dolores name in U.S.

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

Mary (#120 2 years ago), Lola (#236), Lolita, Delores, Deloris and Carmel are the popular variation forms of Dolores rated in the Top 1000. These relations of Dolores were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (average #308) and are now much less widespread (#765, 66%). Mary is more widely used than the rest, although Lola appears to be gaining favor too, and Carmel used to be popular. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Dolores and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dolores, Carmel, Delores, Deloris, Lola in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lolita, Mary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lola, Mary outside U.S.