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Girl Name: Dorothea

Name: Dorothea
Pronunciation: \d(o)-ro-thea\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gift of God
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dorthea, Dorothee, Dorotha, Dorotea
Similar Names: Dortha, Dorota, Doritha
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 587

Description

Dorothea \d(o)-ro-thea\ as a girl's name is a variant of Dorothy (Greek), and the meaning of Dorothea is "gift of God". See also Thea and Theodora.

The baby name Dorothea sounds like Dorthea, Dorothee, Dorotha and Dorotea. Other similar baby names are Dortha, Dorota and Doritha.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dorothea.

Popularity

Dorothea is a very popular first name for women (#587 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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