Dora

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Old Norse names ending with -dóra / -dora (see ÞOR) [1] [2]

2) Short form of Greek names beginning with Dor- or ending with -dor / -dora: Greek δωρον (doron) = 'gift' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Doora Finish
Dora
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Dóra
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Faroese Icelandic
Doran
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Norwegian Swedish

See also Doreen, Dorella, Tôra

Combinations

For combinations see DOR (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dora
Genitive: Doras
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Dora
Accusative: Doru
Dative: Doru
Genitive: Doru
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dora
Genitive: Doran
Partitive: Doraa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dora
Genitive: Doras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dora
Genitive: Doras

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

6 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
706 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
349 669 1 1
Norway Norway[10]
164 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 319 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Dora.

Sources: [9] [8] [10] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi