Dorothy

Female

Meaning

Gift Of God

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdɔː.ɹə.θi/

Traits associated with the name Dorothy:

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

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

It suggests that you have a fondness for classic literature and/or films, as Dorothy is a character from the classic novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It also suggests that you have a fondness for nostalgia and a strong appreciation for the past.

Is Dorothy a good dog name?

Dorothy 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. Dorothy isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Dorothy is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Dorothy ranks #1,950 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Dorothy ranks #1,070 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Dorothy ranks #1,388 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Dorothy:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Saint Bernard

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Famous dogs named Dorothy:

  • film icon A dog named Dorothy played a role in the movie 5 Flights Up.

Dog names like Dorothy:

Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Delicate, Weakened
Gift
Gift of God.
Woman to fly across atlantic ocean.
Fate
Dorothy dog name meaning

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