Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DAWR-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Dorothy or Doris. This is the name of a fish in the animated film Finding Nemo (2003).

Related Names

DiminutiveDoretta
Other Languages & CulturesDoris(Ancient Greek) Doroteya, Dora(Bulgarian) Doris, Dorotea, Doroteja, Dora, Tea(Croatian) Dorota(Czech) Dorte, Dorthe, Dorthea, Ditte, Dorete, Dorit, Dorrit(Danish) Dorothea, Dora(Dutch) Tiia, Tiiu(Estonian) Tea, Teija, Tiia(Finnish) Dorothée, Théa(French) Doris, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dora, Thea(German) Doris(Greek Mythology) Dorottya, Dóra, Dorina, Dorka(Hungarian) Dorotea, Dora, Doretta(Italian) Dorothea(Late Greek) Dārta(Latvian) Dorotėja, Urtė(Lithuanian) Dörthe(Low German) Doroteja(Macedonian) Dorota, Dosia(Polish) Dóris, Doroteia, Dora(Portuguese) Dorotéia(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Doroteja, Dora(Serbian) Dorota(Slovak) Doroteja, Tea, Teja(Slovene) Dorotea, Dora, Dorita(Spanish) Dorotea, Thea(Swedish)
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Entry updated November 16, 2019