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Dorthy

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 6 6 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 7 7 0
1890 7 7 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 11 11 0
1896 7 7 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 14 14 0
1899 15 15 0
1900 24 24 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 21 21 0
1903 32 32 0
1904 29 29 0
1905 28 28 0
1906 33 33 0
1907 39 39 0
1908 47 47 0
1909 73 73 0
1910 67 67 0
1911 57 57 0
1912 110 110 0
1913 126 126 0
1914 143 143 0
1915 228 228 0
1916 278 278 0
1917 322 322 0
1918 412 412 0
1919 382 382 0
1920 437 437 0
1921 491 491 0
1922 513 513 0
1923 523 516 7
1924 609 609 0
1925 580 580 0
1926 656 648 8
1927 700 695 5
1928 642 642 0
1929 616 616 0
1930 686 686 0
1931 536 527 9
1932 587 577 10
1933 560 554 6
1934 575 575 0
1935 539 532 7
1936 445 439 6
1937 465 465 0
1938 429 422 7
1939 409 401 8
1940 402 402 0
1941 363 363 0
1942 390 390 0
1943 357 351 6
1944 380 380 0
1945 300 300 0
1946 307 307 0
1947 309 309 0
1948 272 272 0
1949 271 271 0
1950 231 231 0
1951 215 215 0
1952 187 187 0
1953 188 188 0
1954 193 193 0
1955 188 188 0
1956 177 177 0
1957 154 154 0
1958 164 164 0
1959 130 130 0
1960 121 121 0
1961 132 132 0
1962 86 86 0
1963 94 94 0
1964 69 69 0
1965 84 84 0
1966 57 57 0
1967 57 57 0
1968 47 47 0
1969 48 48 0
1970 45 45 0
1971 48 48 0
1972 47 47 0
1973 38 38 0
1974 30 30 0
1975 35 35 0
1976 24 24 0
1977 27 27 0
1978 25 25 0
1979 24 24 0
1980 33 33 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 27 27 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 24 24 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 26 26 0
1989 18 18 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 11 11 0
2007 6 6 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 7 7 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 6 6 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Dorthy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,336 babies born with the name Dorthy in the United States. That's more than enough Dorthies to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dorthy" was in 1927 with a total of 695 babies.

According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dorthy" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 68 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of 575 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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What does the name "Dorthy" mean?

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yhtrod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yhtodr". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dorthy born Feb 18, 1942

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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 USA South-West approximately on 500. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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