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What does Dottie mean?

Dottie Pronunciation of Dottie as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Dottie means "gift of God". Dottie is a variant form of Dorothy (Greek): Theodora is its synonym.




VARIANTS Dotty, Dottey

OTHER FORMS VIA DOROTHY Dodie, Doe, Dolli, Dollie, Doortje, Dori, Dorit, Dorrit, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dot



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How popular is Dottie?

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)

Dottie reached its top rank of #507 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Dottie are Dorothy (#586 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Dodie, Dollie, Dori, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dot and Dotty. Adoption of these forms of Dottie reached its apex during 1920-1929 (ADOPTION OF 3.2%) and has become significantly less since (ADOPTION 0.03%, 99%), with versions like Dorothy becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dottie, Dodie, Dollie, Dori, Dorothy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dot, Dotty in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dottie is pronounced similarly to Detta. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Attie, Bettie, Datia, Dedie, Docie, Dodee, Dodi, Donnie, Dorcie, Dorie, Dorrie, Dorsie, Doxie, Dustie, Ettie, Hattie, Hettie, Hittie, Kittie, Lettie, Lotie, Lotte, Lottee, Lotti, Lottie, Mattie, Nattie, Nettie, Pattie, Tottie and Yettie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dottie.

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