Given Name DORY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DAWR-ee  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of DOROTHY or DORIS. This is the name of a fish in the animated film 'Finding Nemo' (2003).
DIMINUTIVES: Doretta, Dorita
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Doris (Ancient Greek), Doris, 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), Doris, Dorothea, Thea (German), Doris (Greek Mythology), Dorottya, Dóra, Dorina, Dorka (Hungarian), Dorotea, Dora, Doretta (Italian), Dorothea (Late Greek), Dorotėja, Urtė (Lithuanian), Dörthe (Low German), Doroteja (Macedonian), Dorothea, Ea, Tea, Thea (Norwegian), Dorota, Dosia (Polish), Doroteia (Portuguese), Dorotéia (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Doroteja, Dora (Serbian), Dorota (Slovak), Doroteja, Tea, Teja (Slovene), Dorotea, Dora, Dorita (Spanish), Dorotea, Ea, Tea, Thea (Swedish)

Categories

diminutives, Disney characters, Finding Nemo characters, fish, Y vowels
Entry updated December 8, 2017