What does Dotty mean?
Dotty has 2 variants: Dottey and Dottie▼.Creative forms:
(female) Daty, Dity, ..
(male) Dotan, Doton, .. Middle name pairings:
Dotty Elliott (D.E.), ..
How popular is Dotty?
Dotty is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3517 out of 4276, Top 82%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Dotty entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #1238 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Dotty are Dodie, Doll, Dolly, Dora (#1966 from recent data), Doretta, Dori, Dorothy (#714), Dortha, Dorthy, Dosha, Dot and Dottie. Other variants, like Dorit, are seldom used. These forms of Dotty were favored by parents 95 years ago (adoption of 5.32%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.02%, 99.6% less), with forms like Dora becoming less in vogue.
Dotty is pronounced similarly to Datya, Detta and Dita. Other recommended names are Betty▼, Dodey, Donny, Dorey, Dorry, Doxy, Dusty, Etty, Hatty, Hetty, Hitty, Kitty▼, Letty, Lotty, Matty, Natty, Netty, Patty▼ and Tetty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dotty.See names in meaning and etymology.