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What does Dottie mean?

Dottie \d(ot)-tie\ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Dottie means "gift of God". Dottie is a variant of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym. A somewhat infrequently used baby name.


Dottie has 2 variants: Dottey and Dotty.

Dottie has 37 more different forms via Dorothy: 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, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Tea and Thea.


Dottie is a very prominent first name for women (#1062 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dottie for girls. Dottie reached its top rank of #564 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dottie name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dottie and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Dottie are Dorothy (#731 in 2014), Thea (#776), Dorthy, Dortha, Tea, Dosha, Dorothea, Dora, Dolly, Dori, Dorinda, Dorotha and Dollie. Usage of this girl name reached its apex during 1920-1929 and has become significantly less since, with versions like Dorthy, Dottie, Tea, Dortha and Dorothea becoming somewhat dated. Thea (#776) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation, with this name having a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dori, Dorinda, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothy, Dortha, Dorthy in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Lottie and Tottie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dottie.