What does the name “Dorothy” mean? A name is much more than just a name!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Y is for young, the years never show!

The name “Dorothy” is of Greek origin and it means “Gift of God”. It’s a name commonly given to girls.

According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name “Dorothy” ranks #42 in popularity as a baby girl’s name in Nevada. Imagine that, 5 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 14,957 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. From 1880 to 2013, the highest recorded use of the name “Dorothy” was in 1924 with a total of 40,000 babies. (That’s a lot of baby Dorothys)

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Since 1880 up to 2013, your name was recorded 1,108,962 times in the American baby names history. Do you want to know how popular is my name Dorothy?’

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Your name in reverse order is “Yhtorod”. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Oydroth’. (How do you pronounce that?)

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