What does Dorotea mean?
Dorotea [dorotea] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Dorotea is "gift of God". Dorotea is a version, with the suffix -ea, of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym. See also Tea.
(female) Derotea, Dortea, ..
(male) Doroda, Dorodo, ..
How popular is Dorotea?
Dorotea is a rare given name for females. Dorotea is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Dorothy (#714 the previous year), Dora (#1966), Dorthea, Dorthy, Tea, Dortha, Dorothea, Doretta, Dorinda and Dorotha are the popular related forms of Dorotea (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Dorotea was common among parents 95 years ago (median #809) and is now much lower, with forms like Dortha going out of style. Displayed below is an analysis of the ranking of Dorotea and related names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Suggested similar names are Dakota▲, Dantea, Derora, Dolores▼, Domitia, Donata, Donetta, Donita, Dorae, Doralee, Doralia, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen▼, Doreina (see Dora), Dorelia, Dorena, Dorene, Dorette, Dorey, Doreyda, Doria, Doriana, Dorice, Dorie, Dorina, Dorine, Dorisa, Doritt, Dorma, Dorona, Dorreen, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Doryne (see Doreen), Doryse (see Doris), Drea, Drora, Fortnea (see Fortney) and Solomea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorotea.See names in meaning and etymology.