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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Dorthea

Name: Dorthea
Pronunciation: \d(o)-rthea, dor-thea\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gift of God
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dortha, Dorothea
Similar Names: Dorea, Dorthy, Dorothee, Dorotha, Dorotea, Doritha, Dorsea
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1900


Dorthea \d(o)-rthea, dor-thea\ as a girl's name is a variant of Dorothy (Greek), and the meaning of Dorthea is "gift of God".

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


Dorthea is a very popular first name for women (#1900 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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