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Meaning and name origin

Dorotea \d(o)-ro-tea\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dorotea is "gift of God". Dorotea is a variant of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym. A birth name that is not commonly used. See also Tea.


Dorotea has 3 variant forms: Doretta, Dorita, Dorota.


Dorotea is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dorotea and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dorothy (#731) and Tea. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Tea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Tea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Doritha, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dortha and Dorthea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorotea.