What does Dora mean?
Dora▼ has 36 variants: Dodee, Dodi, Dodie, Dody, Dorae, Dorah, Doralee, Doraleene, Doralia, Doralice, Doralicia, Doralina, Doralisha, Doralyn, Doralynn, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen▼, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorena, Dorene, Doretta, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Dorie, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorine, Dorita, Dorlisa, Dorrie and Dory.
Dora▼ has 27 more alternative forms via Dorothy, Theodora: Dasha, Dasya, Doe, Doll, Dolli, Dolly▼, Dori, Dorika, Dorit, Doritha, Doro, Dorota, Dorotea, Dorotha▼, Dorrit, Dortha▼, Dorthea, Dorthy▼, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dotty, Fedora, Tea▼, Tedra, Thea▲ and Todora.Kreatif forms:
(female) Dera, Dyra, ..
(male) Doradi, Dorai, ..
How popular is Dora?
Dora is a very popular first name for females (#249 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#22612 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Dora for girls. Dora was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #50 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent variation forms of Dora are Dorothy (#731 a year ago), Thea (#776), Dosha, Dot, Dorthy, Dorthea, Dortha, Dotty, Eudora, Theodora, Tea, Pandora, Fedora, Dorrie, Dasha, Doreen, Dorene, Dolly, Doll, Doretta, Dori, Dorotha, Dorine, Dorinda, Dorie and Dodie. Other forms, like Dorotea, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dora was at its highest 94 years ago (average #1315) and has become much less since, with versions such as Tea becoming somewhat outmoded. Dorothy is more universally found than the rest, although Thea appears to be getting popular too.
Dora▼ is pronounced similarly to Daeira, Daira, Dara▼, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darrah, Darya, Deora, Derry, Dorey, Dorri, Dorria, Dorry and Doura. Other recommended names are Afra, Ara▼, Bara, Bera, Bora, Cora▼, Dama, Dana▼, Darda, Debora▼, Dedra, Deka, Dela, Deva, Devora, Devra, Dila, Dior, Dita, Dobra, Doda, Dola, Dona▼, Donya, Doran, Dorcas, Doris▼, Dorma, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsay, Dova, Drea, Drora, Drorah (see Derora), Dru, Edra, Elora, Kara▼, Kora▲, Kyra▼, Liora, Lora▼, Lura▼, Lyra, Mera, Mira▲, Moira, Mora, Myra▼, Nira, Nora▲, Ora▼, Pera, Rora, Sara▼, Tora, Tyra▼, Vera▼ and Zora▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dora.