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What does Dorinda mean?

Dorinda Pronunciation of Dorinda as a girls' name is of Greek and Spanish origin. Variant of Dora. A name with the -inda suffix coined by English poets in the 18th century. Also form of Dorothy.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, 18th century


VARIANTS Derinda, Dorrinda, Dyrinda

RELATIONS VIA DORA Doralia, Doralina, Dorea, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorena, Dorene, Doretta, Doreyda, Doria, Dorie, Dorina, Dorine, Dorita, Dorlisa



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How popular is Dorinda?

Dorinda is a very popular first name for women (#1503 out of 4276, Top 35%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Dorinda was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #822 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Dorinda appearing in the Top 2000 are Dora, Dorene, Doretta, Dorie, Dorine and Dorothy (#586 IN RECENT RANKINGS). These forms of Dorinda were popular with parents in the 1920s (AVERAGE #1088) and have become much less widespread since, with versions such as Dorene becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorinda, Dora, Dorene, Doretta, Dorie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorine, Dorothy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorinda is pronounced similarly to Darinda. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Barinda, Brinda, Clorinda, Colinda, Corina, Corinda, Corinna, Corrinda, Darina, Delinda, Deolinda, Domina, Dominga, Doreina (see Dora), Dorena, Doreyda, Doria, Doriana, Dorianna, Dorika, Dorina, Dorine, Dorisa, Dorita, Doritha, Dorona, Doronit, Drina, Florinda, Jolinda, Korenda, Korina, Korinna, Larinda, Lorinda, Marinda, Norina, Orinda, Zarinda and Zorina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dorinda.