Meaning and Name Origin
Doretha \d(o)-re-tha\ as a name for girls. Usage of Doretha is American, and the name used to be popular. Doretha has however become somewhat old-fashioned and is no longer that commonly used today as a given name for newborn baby girls in the U.S..
Doretha is a very prominent first name for women (#1010 out of 4276, Top 24%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Doretha for girls. Doretha entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #598 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Doretha▼ is pronounced similarly to Doritha, Dorotha▼, Dorothea▼ and Dorothy▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Doretta, Dorette, Doreyda, Dorita, Dorota, Dorotea, Dortha▼, Dorthea and Dorthy▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Doretha.