Dorte Name Meaning & Origin

Dorte

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Origin of the name Dorothy:

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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Pronounced "Daw-tah"

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This is my grandmother's name. I've always found it such a beautiful name, and such a shame that when she came to Canada from Denmark she started going by Dottie because it's easier to pronounce.

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Dottie
Dot

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The Danish variation of the name Dorothy.

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Dorte Mandrup-Poulsen, Danish architect

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