Name Dorothy - Meaning and origin

Name Dorothy - Meaning and origin

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Dorothy is a feminine given name of Greek origin. It is composed of the terms "dorôn" and "theos" which signify "gift" and "God". Dorothy, by definition, is therefore a gift from God.


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The American poet and screenwriter Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), known for her caustic humor, witty wit and sharp glance at twentieth-century urban society, American actress Dorothy Malone (Le Grand Sommeil ), and closer to us, the TV host and French producer Dorothée, née Frédérique Hoschedé.

Her patron saint is Dorothea of ​​Caesarea, known as a virgin who suffered martyrdom during the persecution of Diocletian. She is the patron saint of gardeners, florists, brewers ... and honeymooners.

His character :

Dorothy is a very active, dynamic, independent and responsible person. She knows how to bring comfort to those around her. Does it tempt you?


Dorothea, Dora, Doris

His party :

Dorothy is celebrated on February 6th.

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