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What does Dorit mean?

Dorit /dor-it/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Dorit means "gift of God". Dorit is an alternate form of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym. Compare last name Dayrit.


Dorit has 1 variant: Dorrit.

Dorit has 38 more different forms via Dorothy: Dasha, Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Doortje, Dora, Doretta, Dori, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorita, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorota, Dorotea, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottey, Dottie, Dotty, Tea and Thea.

Kreatif forms: Darit, Derit. [more]

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)

Popular related forms of Dorit (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dori, Dorinda, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothy (#731 in 2014), Dortha, Dorthy, Dosha, Dottie, Tea and Thea (#776). Forms like Dotty are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.4132%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.0352%, down 91.5%), with versions such as Dorothea, Dortha, Dorthy, Dottie and Tea falling out of style. Thea (#776) is the most trendy name for newborns among these, with this name going through a resurgence in usage. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Dorit and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dori, Dorinda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothy, Dortha, Dorthy in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dosha, Dottie, Tea, Thea in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorit is alike in pronunciation to Doritt. Other recommended similar baby names are Doria, Dorie, Doris and Drorit. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorit.