Dorethea

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dorethea

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Alt. Meaning

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

T is for try, as hard as you can

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

A is for adventure, take a new one today

Notable Persons Named Dorethea

Dorethea Jean Lynch was a political science, academia, political analyst, and academic. Dorethea was given the name Dorothea Jean Lynch on July 24th, 1945 in Brooklyn. Dorethea is also known as Dotty Lynch. She left this life on August 10th, 2014.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Dorethea in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 9 9 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 13 13 0
1915 10 10 0
1916 11 11 0
1917 7 7 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 19 19 0
1920 23 23 0
1921 11 11 0
1922 16 16 0
1923 20 20 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 22 22 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 20 20 0
1928 23 23 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 22 22 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 25 25 0
1933 19 19 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 19 19 0
1937 12 12 0
1938 13 13 0
1939 15 15 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 13 13 0
1942 14 14 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 17 17 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 23 23 0
1948 18 18 0
1949 17 17 0
1950 22 22 0
1951 22 22 0
1952 21 21 0
1953 22 22 0
1954 18 18 0
1955 22 22 0
1956 32 32 0
1957 29 29 0
1958 19 19 0
1959 18 18 0
1960 19 19 0
1961 23 23 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 25 25 0
1964 19 19 0
1965 19 19 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 12 12 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 6 6 0

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Popularity of Dorethea as a first name

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Common last names for Dorethea

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Fun Facts about the name Dorethea

  • How Popular is the name Dorethea? Dorethea is the 10,346th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dorethea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,034 babies born with the first name Dorethea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dorethea to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dorethea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Dorethea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorethea is Wednesday, December 17th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Dorethea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorethea was in 1956 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Dorethea Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dorethea is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Dorethea: Your name in reverse order is Aehterod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ohterdea. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dorethea born Jul 18, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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