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What does Dorette mean?

Dorette Pronunciation of Dorette [dorette] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Dorette means "gift". Dorette is a version of Dora (Greek): short variant of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.


18 relations via Dora: Dodee, Dorae, Doralee, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorena, Dorene, Doretta, Doreyda, Dorie, Dorine, Dorita and Dorrie.

Creative forms:
(female) Dorde, Dordee, ..

(male) Dorde, Dorte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorette Cierra (D.C.), ..

How popular is Dorette?

Dorette is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Dorette is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dora (#1966 the previous year), Doreen, Dorene, Doretta, Dorie, Dorine and Dorrie are the popular varying forms of Dorette (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Dorette were popular during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.32%) and are now much less widespread, with forms such as Doreen becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Dorette is pronounced similarly to Dorit, Doritt and Dorrit. Other suggested similar names are Amorette, Arette, Bobette, Brette, Colette, Coretta, Cosette, Cozette, Danette, Donetta, Doritha, Dorota, Dorotea, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dorothy, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Grette, Joette, Jolette, Jonette, Jorjette, Josette, Jozette, Kolette, Koretta, Korette, Lonette, Loretta, Lorette, Lorrette, Lurette, Marette, Mosette, Orette, Robette, Ronette, Rosette, Sarette, Tonette and Yolette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorette.

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