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What 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.

Associated with: greek, gift.


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:
(female) Darretta, Darta, ..

(male) Doreten, Doretri, ..

How 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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Doretta for girls. Doretta reached its highest position of #1176 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doretta name in U.S.

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

Prominent variation forms of Doretta are Dorothy (#731 last year), Theodora, Dorinda, Doreen, Dorene and Dora. These relations of Doretta were favored as baby names 9 decades ago (adoption of 5.3%) and have become much less popular since, with forms like Dorothy going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doretta, Dora, Doreen, Dorene, Dorinda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Theodora in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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