Origin: Greek

Meaning: “God’s gift”

Best Nicknames:
Dodee, Dodi, Dodie, Dody, Dollie, Dolly, Dore,
Doree, Dora, Dori, Dorie, Dorrie, Doro, Dory,
Dot, Dottie, Dotty, Tea, Thea

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Dorrtje, Dorete, Doretta, Dorika, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorit,
Dorita, Dorota, Dorota, Dorotea, Doroteia, Doroteja,
Dorotėja, Dorothea, Dorothée, Dorottya, Dorritt, Dorte,
Dortha, Dorthe, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dosha, Dosia

Dorothy TV and Movie Quotes:
“Dorothy, where’s my heating pad?”
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
“I have a name it’s Dorothy. It’s not Tootsie or Toots
or Sweetie or Honey or Doll. No, just Dorothy.” Tootsie (1982)
“Hail to Dorothy! The Wicked Witch is dead! ”
The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Famous people named Dorothy or its variations

1. Dorothy Yeats, Canadian wrestling pro
2. Dorothy Lyman (b. 1947), American actress
3. Dorothy Jean Dandridge (1922-65), American actress, singer

Dorothy Middle Names:
Dorothy Adele
Dorothy Georgeanne
Dorothy Mame
Dorothy Prudence
Dorothy Sue

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  1. Dorothy Louise McMillon says:

    Tootie from Facts of Life the TV show has the name Dorothy.

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