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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dortha

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Alt. Meaning

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 5 5 0
1892 11 11 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 12 12 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 9 9 0
1900 15 15 0
1901 19 19 0
1902 20 20 0
1903 20 20 0
1904 32 32 0
1905 22 22 0
1906 29 29 0
1907 50 50 0
1908 42 42 0
1909 33 33 0
1910 37 37 0
1911 49 49 0
1912 97 97 0
1913 94 94 0
1914 105 105 0
1915 148 148 0
1916 157 157 0
1917 205 205 0
1918 186 186 0
1919 219 219 0
1920 248 248 0
1921 295 295 0
1922 238 238 0
1923 276 276 0
1924 276 276 0
1925 293 293 0
1926 263 263 0
1927 222 222 0
1928 177 177 0
1929 212 212 0
1930 203 203 0
1931 181 181 0
1932 165 165 0
1933 151 151 0
1934 154 154 0
1935 139 139 0
1936 130 130 0
1937 120 120 0
1938 103 103 0
1939 110 110 0
1940 85 85 0
1941 85 85 0
1942 71 71 0
1943 87 87 0
1944 69 69 0
1945 69 69 0
1946 59 59 0
1947 66 66 0
1948 44 44 0
1949 47 47 0
1950 45 45 0
1951 34 34 0
1952 34 34 0
1953 41 41 0
1954 33 33 0
1955 37 37 0
1956 23 23 0
1957 28 28 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 24 24 0
1960 22 22 0
1961 30 30 0
1962 22 22 0
1963 14 14 0
1964 19 19 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 5 5 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1980 7 7 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 5 5 0

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Popularity of Dortha as a first name

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Common last names for Dortha

  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Baker
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Clark

Fun Facts about the name Dortha

  • How Popular is the name Dortha? Dortha is the 3,138th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dortha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,811 babies born with the first name Dortha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dortha to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dortha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dortha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dortha is Monday, March 11th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Dortha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dortha was in 1921 with a total of 295 babies.
  • Random Dortha Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dortha is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Dortha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtrod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atrhod. How do you pronounce that?

What Dorthas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Dortha born Apr 10, 2009

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 Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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