What is the meaning of the name Dorothy?

The name Dorothy is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means Gift Of God.

Dorothy Gale, character in the novel and movie "The Wizard of Oz" Dorothy Dandridge, actress. Dorothy Lamour, actress.

Different Spellings of the name Dorothy:


People who like the name Dorothy also like:

Beatrice, Eleanor, Alice, Penelope, Violet, Hazel, Charlotte, Oliver, Theodore, Henry, William, Gabriel, Benjamin, Felix

Names like Dorothy:

Dorit, Darda, Darth, Duard, Dorothea, Dorotea, Duarte, Drita, Darwid, Doherty, Deward, Dard

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Alaya Dorothy Dirks - daughter of Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks , born 2023

Stats for the Name Dorothy

checkmark Dorothy is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Dorothy is currently #467 in U.S. births
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