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What does Dorit mean?

Dorit Pronunciation of Dorit [dorit] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Dorit means "gift of God". Dorit is an alternate form, with the suffix -it, of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dorit has 1 variant: Dorrit.

Dorit has 28 more different relations via Dorothy: Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Doretta, Dori, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorita, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorota, Dorotea, Dorotha, Dortha, Dorthy, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottie and Dotty.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Dorda, Dorde, ..

(male) Dorday, Dordi, ..

How popular is Dorit?

Dorit is an unusual given name for women. Dorit is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Dorit (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Dodie, Doll, Dollie, Dolly, Dora (#1966 in 2015), Doretta, Dori, Dorinda, Dorotha, Dorothy (#714), Dortha, Dorthy, Dosha, Dot, Dottie and Dotty. Other forms, like Dorlisa, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Dorit reached its peak during 1920-1929 (usage of 5.36%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.02%, 99.6% less), with versions such as Dolly becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Dorit and associated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dodie, Doll, Dollie, Dolly, Dora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doretta, Dori, Dorinda, Dorotha, Dorothy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dortha, Dorthy, Dosha, Dot, Dottie, Dotty in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorit is alike in pronunciation to Dorette and Doritt. Other recommended names are Berit, Brit, Dalit, Danit, Dari, Daria, Derorit (see Derora), Docia, Docie, Dodi, Donia, Donita, Dorae, Dorah, Doran, Dorcie, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Doria, Dorian, Dorice, Dorie, Dorina, Dorine, Doris, Dorisa, Dorma, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorris, Dorry, Dorsie, Dorys, Dosia, Doxie, Drorit, Irit, Liorit, Lirit, Marit, Nerit, Nirit, Nurit, Ofrit, Orit, Urit and Yonit. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorit.

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