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Dorah

What does Dorah mean?

Dorah Pronunciation of Dorah [do-rah] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Dorah means "gift". Dorah is a version of Dora (Greek): short variation of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

Dorah has 7 variants: Dorae, Dorea, Doree, Doria, Dorie, Dorrie and Dory.

14 more related forms via Dora: Dodee, Dodi, Dodie, Dody, Doralee, Doralia, Doralyn, Dore, Doreen, Dorena, Dorene, Dorina, Dorine and Dorita.

Creative forms:
(female) Dayrah, Derah, ..

(male) Dodath, Dorio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorah Lillyana (D.L.), ..

How popular is Dorah?

Dorah is an unusual given name for women. Dorah is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dodie, Dora (#1966 via latest list), Doreen, Dorene, Dorie, Dorine and Dorrie are the popular variation forms of Dorah (not ranked). These relations of Dorah reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (average #1721) and have become much less common since, with forms such as Dora becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dodie, Dora, Doreen, Dorene, Dorie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorine, Dorrie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorah is pronounced similarly to Daira, Dara, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darragh, Darrah, Darya, Deora, Derry, Dorey, Dori, Doro, Dorri, Dorria, Dorry and Doura. Other suggested similar names are Abrah, Anorah, Barah, Carah, Cyrah, Danah, Dayah, Debrah, Dejah, Denah, Devorah, Dinah, Dobra, Doda, Dona, Doran, Dorcas, Dorian, Doris, Dorit, Dorkas, Dorma, Dorran, Dorsay, Dortha, Dorthy, Dorys, Dova, Dowan (see Dawn), Drora, Drorah (see Derora), Dynah, Farah, Jorah, Karah, Kyrah, Leorah, Lorah, Marah, Merah, Mirah, Monah, Morah, Myrah, Nonah, Norah, Oonah, Oprah, Perah, Sarah, Serah, Terah, Tovah, Yonah, Zarah, Zorah and Zorrah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorah.

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