Given Name DORINDA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: də-RIN-də   [details]

Meaning & History

Combination of DORA and the name suffix inda. It was apparently coined by the English writers John Dryden and William D'Avenant for their play 'The Enchanted Island' (1667). In the play, a loose adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest', Dorinda is the sister of Miranda.
DIMINUTIVES: Doretta, Dorita
MASCULINE FORMS: Isadore, Isidore, Theodore
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Isidora, Theodora (Ancient Greek), Teodora, Todorka (Bulgarian), Dorotea, Doroteja, Dora, Tea (Croatian), Dorota (Czech), Dorothea, Dorte, Dorthe, Ditte, Dorete, Dorit, Ea, Tea, Thea (Danish), Dorothea, Dora (Dutch), Tea, Teija, Tiia (Finnish), Dorothée (French), Dorothea, Thea, Theda (German), Theodora, Dora (Greek), Dorottya, Teodóra, Dóra, Dorina, Dorka, Izidóra (Hungarian), Theódóra, Dóra (Icelandic), Dorotea, Teodora, Dora, Doretta, Isidora (Italian), Dorothea (Late Greek), Dorotėja, Urtė (Lithuanian), Dörthe (Low German), Doroteja, Isidora, Teodora, Todorka (Macedonian), Dorothea, Ea, Tea, Thea (Norwegian), Dorota, Teodora, Dosia (Polish), Doroteia, Isidora, Teodora (Portuguese), Dorotéia (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Teodora (Romanian), Feodora, Fedora, Isidora (Russian), Doroteja, Isidora, Teodora, Dora (Serbian), Dorota (Slovak), Doroteja, Tea, Teja (Slovene), Dorotea, Isidora, Teodora, Dora, Dorita (Spanish), Dorotea, Teodora, Ea, Tea, Thea (Swedish)
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