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Gender Feminine
Usage Danish

Meaning & History

Danish diminutive of EDITH, DOROTHEA or names containing dit. It was popularized by Martin Andersen Nexø's novel 'Ditte, Child of Man' (1921) and the film adaptation (1946).
VariantsDorit, Ea, Tea, Thea
Other Languages & CulturesEadgyð(Anglo-Saxon) Judith(Biblical) Ioudith(Biblical Greek) Yehudit(Biblical Hebrew) Iudith(Biblical Latin) Dorotea, Doroteja, Edita, Dora, Tea(Croatian) Dorota, Edita, Judita, Dita, Jitka(Czech) Dorothea, Edith, Dora(Dutch) Dorothea, Dorothy, Edith, Judith, Dee, Dodie, Dollie, Dolly, Dora, Dorean, Doreen, Doretta, Dorinda, Dorine, Dorita, Dortha, Dorthy, Dory, Dot, Dottie, Dotty, Edie, Edytha, Edythe, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Jude, Judi, Judie, Judy, Thea(English) Tiia(Estonian) Tea, Teija, Tiia(Finnish) Dorothée, Édith, Judith, Théa(French) Dorothea, Edith, Judit, Judith, Jutta, Thea(German) Yehudit(Hebrew) Dorottya, Edit, Judit, Dóra, Dorina, Dorka(Hungarian) Dorotea, Giuditta, Dora, Doretta(Italian) Judith(Jewish) Dorothea(Late Greek) Dārta, Edīte(Latvian) Dorotėja, Edita, Judita, Urtė(Lithuanian) Dörthe(Low German) Doroteja(Macedonian) Eda(Medieval English) Dorothea, Edith, Judit, Ea, Tea, Thea(Norwegian) Dorota, Edyta, Judyta, Dosia(Polish) Doroteia, Edite, Judite(Portuguese) Dorotéia(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Doroteja, Dora(Serbian) Dorota, Edita, Judita(Slovak) Doroteja, Edita, Tea, Teja(Slovene) Dorotea, Judit, Judith, Dora, Dorita(Spanish) Dorotea, Edit, Edith, Judit, Tea, Thea(Swedish) Yudes(Yiddish)
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