First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Doha

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Oklahoma, United States, the name Doha is of Arabic origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Morocco says the name Doha means "The early hours" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from France says the name Doha is of Muslim origin and means "Sun rise".
Other origins: Fhristiansen Del Rosario

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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The capital and chief port of Qatar

From Arabic اَلدَّوْحَة (ad-dawḥa, literally “the big tree”), dialectally pronounced ad-dōḥa.

  1. The capital city of Qatar

Doha was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Doha

Doha was born in 1969.


Fun Facts about the name Doha

  • How Popular is the name Doha? Doha is the 33,727th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Doha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Doha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Doha to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Doha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Doha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Doha is Monday, August 3rd, 1936.
  • What year had the most people named Doha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Doha was in 2003 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Doha Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Doha is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Doha: Your name in reverse order is Ahod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dhao. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.