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What does Dorotha mean?

Dorotha Pronunciation of Dorotha [dorotha] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Dorotha is "gift of God". Dorotha is an alternate form of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dorotha has 3 variants: Doritha, Dorothea and Dorothee.

15 more related forms via Dorothy: Dora, Doretta, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorit, Dorita, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorota, Dorotea, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy and Dosha.

Creative forms:
(female) Darotha, Drutha, ..

(male) Doroda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorotha Waverly (D.W.), ..

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)

Dorotha reached its highest position of #514 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorotha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dorotha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Dorotha rated in the Top 2000 are Dorothy (#714 a year ago), Dora (#1966), Dorthea, Dorthy, Dosha, Dortha, Dorothea, Doretta and Dorinda. Other forms, like Dorothee, are uncommon. These relations of Dorotha reached the height of their popularity 95 years ago (usage of 5.36%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.02%, 99.6%), with forms such as Dorothea going out of style.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agotha, Aretha, Artha, Bartha, Bertha, Birtha, Dakota, Derora, Diantha, Domitia, Donata, Donetta, Donisha, Donita, Dorah, Doralia, Dorea, Doreina (see Dora), Dorelia, Dorena, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Doriana, Dorina, Dorisa, Doritt, Dorma, Dorona, Dorria, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsea, Drora, Eartha, Ertha, Gretha, Hertha, Horasha, Laretha, Martha, Mirtha, Oretha, Porcha, Porscha, Porsha, Sorcha and Tabotha (see Tabitha). These names tend to be less frequently used than Dorotha.

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