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Dorothy Name Meaning

Dorothy meaning

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Dorothy

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Variant Names of Dorothy:

Dasha, Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Doortje, Dora, Doret, Dasha, Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Doortje, Dora, Doret, Dorothea

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Popularity Rank :

Dorothy name was top ranked at 3 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 714 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Dorothy has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 34 position. 1106106 numbers of people were named Dorothy so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Dorothy

Dorothy Numerology :
Personality No. 3. People with name Dorothy are jovial & love to talk. They also love children & pets. They are creative & try to do too many things. They must express themselves. They are very social & great uplifters. Person with Dorothy having 3 as Personality number are ambitious & philosophical. They are versatile & have an optimistic attitude. They are zealous & conscientious. More Numerology

More About Name : Dorothy

  • Dorothy is the name of heroine in L. Frank Baum's classic children's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" which was later adapted in immensely popular film "The Wizard of Oz" which featured Judy Garland as Dorothy.. It has been in use since the 16th century.

  • Dorothy is the name of heroine in L. Frank Baum's classic children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz which was later adapted in immensely popular film The Wizard of Oz which featured Judy Garland as Dorothy

  • A borrowing of the Greek D?rothea, a compound name composed of the elements d?ron (gift) and theos God hence, gift of God.

  • It derived from Dorothea, Dorothea was the name of two early saints, notably the 4th-century martyr Dorothea of Caesarea. It was also borne by the 13th-century Saint Dorothea of Montau he was the patron saint of Prussia.

Name Analysis of Dorothy

Character Analysis of Dorothy : Persons with the name Dorothy feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

Love Life of Dorothy : Persons are attracted by the strange things, unusual, quirky also want their sex life to be so.

Name Letter Analysis of Dorothy

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

R : Persons feel things strongly and their rich, intense inner life emanates outward

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

Y : Persons are freedom-loving and like to break rules and push the envelope

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Dorothy

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Dorothy is Kark and Moon sign associated with the name Dorothy is Cancer.

The name Dorothy has Water element. Moon is the Ruling Planet for the name Dorothy . The name Dorothy having moon sign as Cancer is represented by The Crab and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Dorothy are usually determined toward their goals. They are also imaginative and have a great memory.

Other name options, having Cancer moon sign are name starting with : Ha, Hi, Hu, He, Ho, Da, De, Di, Du, Do, Hr.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Dorothy

The name Dorothy is suitable for baby born in Ashlesha nakshatra

Ashlesha Nakshatra: "The embrace"

Lord: Budh (Mercury)
Symbol: Serpent
Deity : Sarpas or Nagas, deified snakes
Indian zodiac: 16°40' - 30° Karka
Western zodiac 12°40' - 26° Leo
Other name options, having Ashlesha nakashatra are name starting with : Di,  Du,  De,  Do.

Famous Name Dorothy

  • Dorothy Dandridge

    was an American actress and popular singer. The first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, she was also the first African-American woman to appear at the Las Vegas Frontier[citation needed] and the Waldorf-Astoria,[citation needed] as well as the first to be featured on the cover of Life.[citation needed] Dandridge went on to appear on the Ed Sullivan and Johnny Carson shows and received good reviews for her nightclub appearances at the Cafe de Paris[citation needed] and the La vie en Rose.

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