Namesakes

American First Ladies: 1 first lady
Dolley Madison (a.k.a. Dorothea)   1809-1817  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Maura Isles (a.k.a. Dorothea)   2002; 2003   The Apprentice; The Sinner  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Dorothy Zbornak (a.k.a. Dorothea)   1985   The Golden Girls  
Maura Isles (a.k.a. Dorothea)   2010   Rizzoli & Isles  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Angela Merkel (a.k.a. Dorothea)   2005-2021  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Elizabeth Bowen (a.k.a. Dorothea)   1899-1973  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze
(bronze) Dorothea Wierer   2014   biathlon  
Saints: 2 saints
Saint Dorothy (a.k.a. Dorothea)   ?-311  
Saint Dorothea of Montau   1347-1394