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What does Dorma mean?

Dorma Pronunciation of Dorma [dor-ma] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Dorma is "sleeping". As in "dormitory". Also possibly a variant of Norma.


Dorma has 1 variant: Dorrma.

3 more related forms via Norma: Norm, Normie and Normina.

Creative forms:
(female) Doma, Dormi, ..

(male) Dorda, Dordag, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorma Marin (D.M.), ..

How popular is Dorma?

Dorma is an unusual first name for women. Dorma is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dorma entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #1766 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only other popular variation form of Dorma is Norma. Other forms, like Normina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dorma reached its highest 9 decades ago (usage of 0.6%), but now, the version Norma has become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorma, Norma in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Carma, Cosma, Dalma, Dama, Dara, Darda, Daria, Darla, Darra, Darya, Delma, Deora, Desma, Dobra, Docia, Doda, Dola, Dona, Donia, Donna, Donya, Dora, Dorae, Dorah, Doran, Dorcas, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorena, Dorey, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Dorie, Dorika, Dorina, Doris, Dorisa, Dorit, Dorita, Dorkas, Doro, Dorona, Dorota, Dorran, Dorri, Dorria, Dorry, Dorsay, Dorsea, Dortha, Dory, Dorys, Dosha, Dosia, Dosya, Doura, Dova, Drea, Drora, Erma, Herma, Irma, Karma, Kosma, Ooma, Roma, Romma, Soma and Toma. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorma.