Dorothy - girls name

Dorothy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Dorothy name meaning:

Origin: Greek

A gift of God.


Victorian names

Related names

Dorothy , Diorbhall, Dodie, Doll, Dorika, Doroata, Doroteia, Dorothea , Dorottya, Dot, Dottie , Dotty , Totie

Other girls names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 177 out of 5581

289 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Dorothy

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Dorothy from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Dorothy in 2023