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Dora meaning and name origin

Dora \d(o)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced DOR-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dora is "gift". Short form of Dorothy or names like Theodora. Also used as a prefix in blended names. Literary: introduced as an independent name by a character in Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield".

Dora has 36 variant forms: 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.

For more information, see also related names Adora, Eudora and Pandora.

Dora is also pronounced similarly to Daira, Dara, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darya, Deora, Dorey, Dori, Doro, Dorri, Dorria, Dorry and Doura. Other suggested similar baby names are Bora, Cora, Dior, Dobra, Doda, Dola, Dona, Doran, Dorma, Dova, Drea, Drora, Dru, Kora, Lora, Mora, Nora, Rora, Tora and Zora.

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Popularity of Dora

Dora is a very popular first name for females (#249 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22328 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Dora name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Dora with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Dora name in U.S.

Top 100 ranking of Dora outside U.S.

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