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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Doretta

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dandy, a description of you!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for rich, in the love from others

E is for elate, you make others happy.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for adorable, how precious

Notable Persons Named Doretta

Doretta Morrow was a stage and television actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1949 to 1960. Doretta was given the name Doretta Marano on January 27th, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She left this life on February 28th, 1968.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 5 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 11 11 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 8 8 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 7 7 0
1906 11 11 0
1907 10 10 0
1908 13 13 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 15 15 0
1915 18 18 0
1916 22 22 0
1917 27 27 0
1918 29 29 0
1919 30 30 0
1920 30 30 0
1921 27 27 0
1922 28 28 0
1923 34 34 0
1924 39 39 0
1925 35 35 0
1926 36 36 0
1927 31 31 0
1928 29 29 0
1929 32 32 0
1930 32 32 0
1931 26 26 0
1932 28 28 0
1933 22 22 0
1934 45 45 0
1935 30 30 0
1936 27 27 0
1937 43 43 0
1938 39 39 0
1939 38 38 0
1940 29 29 0
1941 36 36 0
1942 38 38 0
1943 31 31 0
1944 30 30 0
1945 22 22 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 44 44 0
1948 36 36 0
1949 28 28 0
1950 33 33 0
1951 41 41 0
1952 86 86 0
1953 108 108 0
1954 87 87 0
1955 62 62 0
1956 65 65 0
1957 97 97 0
1958 75 75 0
1959 87 87 0
1960 42 42 0
1961 47 47 0
1962 42 42 0
1963 43 43 0
1964 35 35 0
1965 33 33 0
1966 35 35 0
1967 29 29 0
1968 15 15 0
1969 25 25 0
1970 25 25 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 21 21 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 12 12 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 10 10 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 6 6 0
1986 7 7 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 6 6 0
1993 11 11 0
2004 5 5 0

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Popularity of Doretta as a first name

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Common last names for Doretta

  • Smith
  • Brown

Fun Facts about the name Doretta

  • How Popular is the name Doretta? Doretta is the 5,753rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Doretta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,580 babies born with the first name Doretta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Doretta to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Doretta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Doretta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Doretta is Wednesday, March 18th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Doretta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Doretta was in 1953 with a total of 108 babies.
  • Random Doretta Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Doretta is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Doretta: Your name in reverse order is Atterod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otraetd. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Doretta born Jul 30, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • 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).
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