Meaning:Of Dorothy; Gift of God
Retro nicknames could not be more in style lately, and one for the books is adorable Dot. Short for Dorothy, this girl's name is of British origin and means "gift of God." While Dorothy can be traced back to the 16th century, Dot hit its peak in the 1930s. Today, it's as rare as it comes and in desperate need of a comeback. This sweet, vintage name will inevitably remind you of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, with Judy Garland playing Dorothy. It may also unlock your forgotten kinship with the strong-minded ant in the animated film A Bug's Life. While initially misunderstood, young Dot fights to have her voice heard and helps save her family and the entire colony. What a beautiful role model for baby to aspire to!
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