Dottie - girls name

Dottie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Dottie name meaning:

The name Dottie is a diminutive form of Dorothy, which is of Greek origin and means "gift of God." Dottie, as a standalone name or a nickname, carries a similar meaning. It is often used to convey a sense of endearment or affection. The name Dottie also has a vintage charm to it, evoking images of a sweet and playful girl.

Parents who choose the name Dottie for their daughter might appreciate its simplicity and nostalgic feel. It is a name that can bring to mind a sense of innocence and joy. Dottie also has a timeless quality that transcends trends, making it a name that can age well with the child. Overall, the name Dottie carries a meaning of being a precious and cherished gift, symbolizing the joy and happiness a child brings into the lives of their loved ones.

Origin: English

Form of Dorothy. A gift of God.

Related names

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

Other girls names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 259 out of 5581

182 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

Historical popularity of Dottie

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