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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dorothey

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Alt. Meaning

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

O is for original, one of a kind!

R is for rock star, let it out!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Dorothey

Dorothey Phillis Hall "Kitty" DeGree was a philanthropist, real estate development, philanthropy, and real estate developer. Dorothey was born on July 29th, 1922 in New Hampshire, US. Dorothey is also known as Dorothey Phillis Hall DeGree. She left this life on October 25th, 2012.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 8 8 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 14 14 0
1915 16 16 0
1916 25 25 0
1917 22 22 0
1918 29 29 0
1919 29 29 0
1920 31 31 0
1921 28 28 0
1922 40 40 0
1923 37 37 0
1924 36 36 0
1925 46 46 0
1926 44 44 0
1927 35 35 0
1928 37 37 0
1929 25 25 0
1930 39 39 0
1931 25 25 0
1932 33 33 0
1933 27 27 0
1934 24 24 0
1935 30 30 0
1936 31 31 0
1937 27 27 0
1938 28 28 0
1939 25 25 0
1940 15 15 0
1941 18 18 0
1942 30 30 0
1943 32 32 0
1944 18 18 0
1945 21 21 0
1946 27 27 0
1947 22 22 0
1948 14 14 0
1949 14 14 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 20 20 0
1952 14 14 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 12 12 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 14 14 0
1958 5 5 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 9 9 0
1962 8 8 0
1968 5 5 0
1979 5 5 0

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Popularity of Dorothey as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Dorothey

  • How Popular is the name Dorothey? Dorothey is the 9,683rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dorothey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,147 babies born with the first name Dorothey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dorothey 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 Dorothey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Dorothey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorothey is Wednesday, January 11th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Dorothey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorothey was in 1925 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random Dorothey Factoid: According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dorothey is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1925.
  • Weird things about the name Dorothey: Your name in reverse order is Yehtorod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Odtyhreo. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dorothey born Nov 13, 1942

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 Western Australia approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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