What does Dorotha mean?
Dorotha /do-ro-tha/ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Dorotha is "gift of God". Dorotha is an alternate form, with the suffix -a, of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.
How popular is Dorotha?
Dorotha is a very prominent first name for females (#2014 out of 4276, Top 47%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Dorotha for girls. Dorotha was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #510 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Dorotha and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Dorotha rated in the Top 1000 are Dorothy (#731 a year ago), Dortha, Dosha, Dorthy, Dorothea, Dorinda and Dora. Other forms, like Dorthea, are uncommon. These relations of Dorotha reached the height of their popularity 94 years ago (usage of 0.544%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.034%, ▼93.8%), with forms such as Dorotha, Dora, Dorothea, Dorthy and Dortha falling out of style.
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Recommended similar baby names are Agotha, Aretha▼, Artha, Bartha, Bertha▼, Birtha, Dakota▲, Derora, Diantha, Domitia, Donata, Donetta, Donisha, Donita▼, Dorah, Doralia, Dorea, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorena, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Doriana, Dorina, Dorisa, Doritt, Dorma, Dorona, Dorria, Dorrma, Dorsea, Drora, Eartha, Ertha, Gretha, Hertha▼, Horasha, Laretha, Martha▼, Mirtha, Oretha, Porcha, Porscha, Porsha▼, Sorcha and Tabotha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dorotha.