Dorothea

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Δωροθεα (Dorothea), a female form of Dorotheus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Dorathea
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Danish Swedish
Doretea
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Swedish
Dorethea
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Danish Swedish
Dorotea
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Dorotéa
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Swedish
Dórótea
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Icelandic
Dorotha
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Swedish
Dorothe
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Norwegian Swedish
Dorothea
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Dórothea
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Icelandic
Dóróthea
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Toroteija
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Vetora
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Finish

See also Ditte, Dora, Dorete, Doris, Dorit, Dorothy, Dorrit, Dorte, Dortea, Dörte and Tea

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dorothea
Genitive: Dorotheas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dorothea
Genitive: Dorothean
Partitive: Dorotheaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dorothea
Accusative: Dorotheu
Dative: Dorotheu
Genitive: Dorotheu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dorothea
Genitive: Dorotheas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dorothea
Genitive: Dorotheas

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

6 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430/1431 – 10 November 1495), Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden
  • Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (9 July 1511 – 7 October 1571), Queen consort of Denmark and Norway

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&
Sweden Sweden[6]
205 1025 0 1
Denmark Denmark[7]
79 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
68 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 386 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 Dorothea.

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi