What does Dorotea mean?
Dorotea /doro-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.
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)
Dorothy (#731 the previous year), Dortha, Tea, Dorthy, Dorothea, Dorinda, Dorotha and Dora are the popular related forms of Dorotea (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these forms of Dorotea was common among parents 94 years ago (median #455) and is now much lower (#966, ▼94%), with forms like Dorothea falling out of style. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Dorotea and related names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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Suggested similar baby names are Dakota▲, Dantea, Derora, Dolores▼, Domitia, Donata, Donetta, Donita▼, Dorae, Doralee, Doralia, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen▼, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorena, Dorene▼, Dorette, Dorey, Doreyda, Doria, Doriana, Dorice, Dorie, Dorina, Dorine, Dorisa, Doritt, Dorma, Dorona, Dorreen, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorrma, Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Doryne, Doryse, Drea, Drora, Fortnea and Solomea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorotea.