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What does Dorothee mean?

Dorothee Pronunciation of Dorothee [dorothee] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Dorothee means "gift of God". Dorothee is an alternate spelling of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dorothee has 3 variants: Doritha, Dorotha and Dorothea.

5 more related forms via Dorothy: Dorota, Dorotea, Dortha, Dorthea and Dorthy.

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Middle name pairings:
Dorothee Avril (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dorothee?

Dorothee is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Dorothee is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Dorothee (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Dorothy (#714 the previous year), Dorthy, Dorthea, Dortha, Dorotha and Dorothea. Other forms, like Dorota, are uncommon. These relations of Dorothee reached the height of their popularity a century ago (average #424) and are now significantly less widespread, with forms such as Dorthy falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Carolee, Cathee, Coralee, Coree, Corlee, Cortnee, Courtnee, Darbee, Darcee, Darsee, Dianthe, Dimitee, Dodee, Dollee (see Dolly), Dolores, Dominee, Donnalee (see Donna), Doortje, Dorae, Dorah, Doralee, Doraleene (see Dora), Doralice, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen, Dorelle, Dorene, Doretta, Dorette, Dorey, Doriane, Dorianne, Dorice, Dorie, Dorienne, Dorine, Dorit, Dorita, Doritt, Doro, Dorona, Doronit, Dorreen, Dorrie, Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Doryne (see Doreen), Doryse (see Doris), Dottey (see Dorothy), Dottie, Dustee (see Dusty), Fortnee (see Fortney), Honoree, Kathee, Kirstee, Koree, Kortnee (see Courtney), Kourtnee, Loralee, Loree, Lorilee, Lorree, Lottee, Synthee (see Cynthia) and Torree. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorothee.

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