Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #807 in 2013 and #731 in 2014.

Famous People

Dorothy Dandridge (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Dorothy Malone (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Dorothy Lamour (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Dorothy McGuire (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Dorothy Lyman (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Dorothy Bridges (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Dorothy Moore (Singer), Dorothy Provine (Movie Actress,TV Actress)


In English

Origin: The English form of Latin Dorothea, the name of a legendary (and possibly fictitious) saint, from Ancient Greek Δωροθέα ‎(Dōrothéa), from δῶρον ‎(dôron, “gift”) + θεός ‎(theós, “god”).


-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).