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What does Doortje mean?

Doortje Pronunciation of Doortje [doort-je] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Doortje means "gift of God". Doortje is a variant form of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.

Associated with: greek, gift.


4 related forms via Dorothy: Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy and Dottie.

Creative forms:
(female) Doorti, Doortne, ..


Middle name pairings:
Doortje Ariel (D.A.), ..

How popular is Doortje?

Doortje is an unusual given name for women. Doortje is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Doortje (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Dorothy (#714 from current records), Dottie, Dorthy, Dorthea and Dortha. Usage of these relations of Doortje was at its apex during the years 1920-1929 (average #522) and is now significantly lower, with forms such as Dorthy becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dottie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dorae, Dorcie, Dore, Doree, Dorene, Dorette, Dorice, Dorie, Dorine, Dorrie, Dorsie, Doryne (see Doreen), Doryse (see Doris), Geertje, Martje and Toosje. These names tend to be more commonly used than Doortje.

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