Dorothea

Female

Meaning

Gift Of God

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/dəˈroʊθiə/

Traits associated with the name Dorothea:

Dorothea has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Dorothea tend to be loving, industrious, good-natured, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Dorothea?

It suggests that you have an appreciation for classic names and may have a fondness for vintage styles. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and are likely to be a devoted companion.

Is Dorothea a good dog name?

Dorothea has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Dorothea isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Dorothea is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dorothea was, in the past month, the 4336th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Dorothea is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Dorothea was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Dorothea's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Dorothea is most adored in Nebraska, District of Columbia and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Georgia, Illinois and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Dorothea.

Dorothea is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Echoes of yesteryears, harking back to "Little Dorrit" and Victorian times.

Dog names like Dorothea:

Gift Of God
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Delicate, Weakened
Fate
From The South In The U.S.
Cute Child
Dorothea dog name meaning

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