Dorothy

Dorothy

dawr-ə-thee/dawr-thee

The baby girl name Dorothy represent unique meaning, God's gift, is popular among greek ethenicity or origin.

The name pronounce as dawr-ə-thee/dawr-thee, the name contain around 3 syllables in pronouciations.

The human Dorothy has also nick names such as Dorte, Doro, Thema, and also has variations of Dolly, Dorette, Dorota, Dorotea, Doroteia, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dottie, Dorottya, Dora.

Dorothy originates in Greek language and means "God's gift". It was derived from nowadays much less popular name Dorothea. In the United States the name Dorothy was the most popular in the first half of the 20th century, thanks to L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900 and introducing the character of Dorothy Gale. Later on, in 1939, the novel was made into a film simply called The Wizard of Oz.

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Map Of Greek Origin