Meaning of Dorothea

Dorothea is a Greek name for girls.
The meaning is `a gift, beloved, adored`
The name Dorothea is most commonly given to Dutch girls. (4 times more often than to American girls.)

It is short for:

Theodora



If it's too long you might use:

Isidora, Dora, Thea



Use for the other sex:

Dorotheus



What do they use in other countries?

Doran (Irish, English)
Door (Dutch)
Dorin
Adore
Adoraïm
Doro



The name sounds like:

Dorthea, Dorothee, Dorotha, Dorotea



Similar names are:

Dortha, Dorota, Doritha



See also:

Thea, Theodora, Dorika, Dóra, Dot, Dottie, Dolly, Dortha, Dorthy, Dollie, Dodie, Dotty, Doretta, Dorita, Dory

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