Dorothy

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English form of Dorothea [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Dorothy
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Dolly, Dorthy, Dotty

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dorothy
Genitive: Dorothys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dorothy
Genitive: Dorothyn
Partitive: Dorothya
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dorothy
Genitive: Dorothys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dorothy
Genitive: Dorothys

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
214 566 214 566 0 0
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
139
n.a.
139 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
59
n.a.
59
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
44
n.a.
44
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
4 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Dorothy.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/