First name origin & meaning:
Greek: Gift of God
First name variations: Dorothea, Dorotea, Dorothee, Dorthy, Dortha, Dottie, Dot, Dotson, Dolly, Dolley, Dasya, Doortje, Dorathee, Dorathey, Dorothi, Dorathie, Dorathy, Dordei, Dordi, Dorefee, Dorethie, Doretta, Dorifey, Dorolice, Dorothie, Dorika, Doritha, Dorka, Dorle, Dorlisa, Doro, Dorofey, Dorlice, Dorosia, Dorota, Dorothey, Dorottya, Dorte, Doryfey, Dosi, Dossie, Dosya, Do, Doa, Dotea, Dotee, Dotey, Doti, Dotie, Dott, Dottea, Dottee, Dottey, Dotti, Dorothy
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: probably an early variant of Doughty.
- Edward Doty (c.1600–55) was one of the passengers on the
Mayflower, a servant of Stephen Hopkins. He became comparatively
wealthy and moved to Duxbury MA, where he left nine children.