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Subject: Dorrit (f., English)
Author: Lumia   (Authenticated as Lumia)
Date: March 11, 2009 at 7:17:06 AM
It seems that Dorrit has been used as given name (sometimes as nickname of Dorothy) since the publication of Little Dorrit (1855-1857), by Charles Dickens, despite that in the novel Dorrit is a surname.

Does anybody know the origin of the surname Dorrit?

Thank you


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