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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dorrit

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  1. A female given name, variant of Dorthea ( =Dorothy).

Notable Persons Named Dorrit

Dorrit Moussaieff is a First Lady of Iceland, List of spouses of presidents, and prime ministers of Iceland. Dorrit was born on January 12th, 1950 in Jerusalem.


Dorrit Hoffleit was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Dorrit was born on March 12th, 1907 in Florence, Alabama. She left this life on April 9th, 2007.


Dorrit Black was an artist. Dorrit was given the name Dorothea Foster Black on December 23rd, 1891 in Burnside, South Australia. She left this life on September 13th, 1951.


Dorrit Weixler was an actress. She was most active from 1911 to 1916. Dorrit was born Dorrit Weixler on March 27th, 1892 in Berlin. She left this life on November 30th, 1916.


Dorrit was born on May 18th, 1917 in Brno. She passed away on December 29th, 2014.


Dorrit was born on August 31st, 1940.


Fun Facts about the name Dorrit

  • How Popular is the name Dorrit? Dorrit is the 68,748th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dorrit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13 babies born with the first name Dorrit in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dorrit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Dorrit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorrit is Saturday, November 3rd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Dorrit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorrit was in 1918 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dorrit: Your name in reverse order is Tirrod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oitdrr. How do you pronounce that?

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