US Popularity:2755
Meaning:gift of God
Though a mischievous variation of Dorothy, Dottie is a girl's name of Greek origin that shares its noble meaning. Stemming from the Greek Dōrothéa, Dottie too means "gift of God," placing it among the company of Theodore and Theodora. Yet, Dottie exists in a league of its own, its playful form adding an interesting flourish as to what such a gift may be. In the realm of popular culture, Dottie has graced painters, baseball players, and performers alike, leaving your little one open to a field of possibilities.

Dottie Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dottie is currently #2992 on The Bump
Girl:Dottie is currently #2056 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dottie is currently #2755 in U.S. births
Girl:Dottie is currently #1485 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 149
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Dottie

  • Behind the Name, Dottie, July 2008

  • Behind the Name, Dorothy, April 2021

  • Behind the Name, Dorothea, December 2022

  • 100,000 Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 127

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