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pinWhat does Doretta mean?

Doretta /do-ret-ta/ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Doretta is "gift from God". Variant of Dora or Theodora.

Related girl name: Dorothy.


Doretta has 18 relations via Dora, Theodora: Dora, Doralia, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorena, Dorene, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorita and Dorlisa.

Kreatif forms: Darretta, Darta, Duretta. [more]

pinHow popular is Doretta?

Doretta is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3085 out of 4276, Top 72%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent variation forms of Doretta (outside Top 1000) are Dorothy (#731 last year), Theodora, Dorinda, Dorene, Doreen and Dora. These relations of Doretta were favored as baby names during 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.5%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.04%, 91.1%), with the forms Dora, Doreen, Dorene, Theodora and Dorothy falling out of style. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Doretta and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dora, Doreen, Dorene, Dorinda, Dorothy, Theodora in U.S.

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

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Doretta is alike in pronunciation to Dorota and Dorotea. Other suggested similar baby names are Amoretta, Aretta, Bretta, Caretta, Coetta, Coletta, Conetta, Coretta, Corretta, Corvetta, Cosetta, Darda, Darnetta, Detta, Dionetta, Donetta, Dorit, Doritha, Doritt, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dorrit, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dreda, Floretta, Gretta, Joetta, Joletta, Jonetta, Jorjetta, Josetta, Koretta, Korette, Laretta, Leretta, Loletta, Loreta, Loretta, Lorette, Lorretta, Lowretta, Maretta, Oretta, Robetta and Rosetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Doretta.