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What does Dorotea mean?

Dorotea [do-ro-tea] 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.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dorotea has 3 variants: Doretta, Dorita and Dorota.

Dorotea has 15 more related forms via Dorothy: Dora, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorit, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy and Dottey.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Dorothy (#731 the previous year), Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Tea, Dorothea, Doretta, Dorinda, Dorotha and Dora are the popular related forms of Dorotea (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Dorotea was common among parents 94 years ago (median #809) and is now much lower, with forms like Dorothea going out of style. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Dorotea and related names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dora, Doretta, Dorinda, Dorotha, Dorothea in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Tea in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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.