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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dorotha

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

T is for time, you give to friends.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 6 6 0
1892 5 5 0
1893 6 6 0
1895 7 7 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 8 8 0
1899 7 7 0
1900 8 8 0
1901 12 12 0
1902 13 13 0
1903 21 21 0
1904 28 28 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 31 31 0
1907 43 43 0
1908 47 47 0
1909 46 46 0
1910 64 64 0
1911 64 64 0
1912 102 102 0
1913 90 90 0
1914 100 100 0
1915 165 165 0
1916 181 181 0
1917 180 180 0
1918 163 163 0
1919 154 154 0
1920 168 168 0
1921 197 197 0
1922 191 191 0
1923 189 189 0
1924 191 191 0
1925 186 186 0
1926 183 183 0
1927 178 178 0
1928 155 155 0
1929 129 129 0
1930 128 128 0
1931 115 115 0
1932 95 95 0
1933 89 89 0
1934 91 91 0
1935 72 72 0
1936 71 71 0
1937 77 77 0
1938 45 45 0
1939 49 49 0
1940 39 39 0
1941 45 45 0
1942 50 50 0
1943 52 52 0
1944 27 27 0
1945 37 37 0
1946 32 32 0
1947 27 27 0
1948 22 22 0
1949 23 23 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 22 22 0
1952 14 14 0
1953 15 15 0
1954 27 27 0
1955 16 16 0
1956 17 17 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 11 11 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 11 11 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 8 8 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0

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Popularity of Dorotha as a first name

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Common last names for Dorotha

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  • Davis
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Fun Facts about the name Dorotha

  • How Popular is the name Dorotha? Dorotha is the 3,897th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dorotha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,788 babies born with the first name Dorotha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dorotha to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dorotha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dorotha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorotha is Sunday, September 21st, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Dorotha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorotha was in 1921 with a total of 197 babies.
  • Random Dorotha Factoid: According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dorotha is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1925.
  • Weird things about the name Dorotha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtorod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hdaotro. How do you pronounce that?

What Dorothas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Dorotha born Aug 16, 1971

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 Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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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).