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pinWhat does Dory mean?

Dory /do-ry/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Dory) is of French origin, and the meaning of Dory is "gilded". Short form of Dorothy and Isadora.

Related girl names: Adora, Dora, Doria and Doris.


Dory has 41 related forms via Dorothy, Isadora: Dasha, Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Doortje, Dora, Doretta, Dori, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorit, Dorita, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorota, Dorotea, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dorrit, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottey, Dottie, Dotty, Isidora, Tea, Thea and Ysadora.

Kreatif forms: Diry, Donry, Doryl. [more]

pinHow popular is Dory?

Dory is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#27802 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dorothy (#731 last year), Thea (#776), Dorthy, Dortha, Dottie, Tea, Dosha, Dorothea, Dora, Dolly, Dori, Dorinda, Dorotha, Doris and Dollie are the popular related forms of Dory (unlisted). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.4518%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.0329%, 92.7% less), with versions like Dolly, Dorotha, Doris, Dollie and Dora falling out of style. Thea (#776) is the most fashionable birth name among these, with this name going through a rekindling in popularity. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Dory and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dori, Dorinda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Doris, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothy, Dortha in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dorthy, Dosha, Dottie, Tea, Thea in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Dory is pronounced similarly to Dara, Dari, Darya, Deora, Derry, Dorae, Dorah, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Dorie, Dorri, Dorry and Doura. Other suggested similar baby names are Cory, Dior, Dore, Dorys, Doxy, Dru, Kory, Lory, Rory and Tory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dory.