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Meaning of the name Doretta

[ 3 syll. do-ret-ta, dor-e-tta ] The baby girl name Doretta is pronounced as DaoerEH-T-aa- †. Doretta is of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly in the English language.

Doretta is an English diminutive of the English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Czech Dora.

Doretta is also a diminutive of the English Dorothy.

Doretta is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1953 with 0.006% of baby girls being given the name Doretta. It had a ranking of #899 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Among the family of girl names directly linked to Doretta, Dorothy was the most frequently used in 2015.

Baby names that sound like Doretta include Derorit, Dhruti (Indian), Doretha (English), Dorota (Czech, Polish, and Slavic), Dorotha (English), Dorothée (French), Dorothy (English), Dorthea (English), Dorotea (Hawaiian, Italian, and Spanish), Dorothea (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian), Dorothya (Hungarian), Dareth, Darthy (English), Deroit (Hebrew), Dhriti (Indian), Dhrti (Indian), Dorathy (English), Dordei, Dordi, and Dordie.

† Pronunciation for Doretta: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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