Meaning:Gift of God; Female deer
Doe is a girl’s name of Greek origin. It’s a shortened form of Dorothy, the anglicized form of Dorothea, which is a Greek name meaning “gift of God.” There are several nicknames for Dorothy, including the adorable vintage-sounding Dot, Dottie, and Dotty. However, what makes Doe stand out is that it’s also the word for a female deer. If baby’s cuteness and gentle nature remind you of this beautiful animal, Doe could be the name for them! Doe is also an English surname deriving from the Old English word da, meaning “female deer.”
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