Gender Feminine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. /ˈra.ta/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "grieving" in Italian, from the title of the Virgin Mary, Maria Addolorata. It is most common in southern Italy. It is the equivalent of Spanish Dolores.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesDolors(Catalan) Dolores, Delora, Delores, Deloris, Dollie, Dolly, Lola, Lolicia(English) Lola(French) Dores(Galician) Dores(Portuguese) Dolores, Lola, Lolita(Spanish)


Entry added June 9, 2023