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What does Dorrit mean?

Dorrit Pronunciation of Dorrit as a girls' name. Diminutive of Dorothy. Probably comes from Charles Dickens's novel "Little Dorrit".


ASSOCIATED WITH novel (literary), little


VARIANTS Dorita, Doritt

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA DOROTHY Dodie, Dolli, Dollie, Dora, Doretta, Dori, Dorika, Dorit, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorota, Dortha, Dorthy, Dory, Dot, Dottie



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How popular is Dorrit?

Dorrit is a rare first name for females. Dorrit is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Dorothy (#586 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Dodie, Dollie, Dora, Doretta, Dori, Dortha, Dorthy, Dot and Dottie are the popular varying forms of Dorrit (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These forms of Dorrit were favored as baby names a century ago (MEDIAN #881) and have become significantly less common since. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dodie, Dollie, Dora, Doretta, Dori in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Dortha, Dorthy, Dot, Dottie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorrit is pronounced similarly to Dorette and Dorit. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Berrit, Corri, Corrie, Corrin, Derorit (see Derora), Derrin, Dorcie, Doretta, Dori, Doria, Dorie, Doris, Doritha, Doronit, Dorota, Dorran, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrian, Dorrie, Dorris, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorry, Dorrys, Dorsie, Dortha, Dorthy, Drorit, Korri, Korrie, Korrin, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorrin, Torri and Torrie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorrit.