Dorit Name Meaning & Origin

Dorit

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Dorothea:

A borrowing of the Greek Dōrothea, a compound name composed of the elements dōron (gift) and theos (God): hence, "gift of God."

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People often understand "Doris". I had been the only girl in town with this name.

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Dodo

Meanings and history of the name Dorit: | Edit

Dorit is a short form of Dorothea, which is of greek origin and means "Gift from God"

The nickname Dorit is Scandinavian; a separate modern Hebrew name is pronounced doh-REET.

Famous real-life people named Dorit: | Edit

Dorit Urd Feddersen-Petersen, Scientist (Specialist for Behaviourism of Wolves and dogs), Author of serveral scientific books on this subject
Dorit Meyer, german Comedian

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