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 is a very popular first name for females (#171 out of 4276, Top 4%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#64497 out of 88799, Top 73%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dolores for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dolores and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Lola (#236), Delores, Carmel, Lolita, Dolores and Deloris. (2014 statistics).