Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Sorrow; Pain
Dalores is a feminine name with Spanish origins. A variant spelling of Dolores, this name comes from the Latin word dolor, meaning “sorrow” or “pain.” This also has a religious tone to it, coming from the Spanish title Maria de los Dolores, translating to “Mary of the Sorrows.” While this name can have a morbid tone, don’t let that discourage you. With the name Dalores, baby can always remember that it’s okay to be sad, and that there’s always light at the end of the tunnel. If you want to encourage resilience in baby and instill a safe space to express their emotions, Dalores can make for a powerful choice.
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