Dorit Name Meaning & Origin
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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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.
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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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