Dorotheus - Meaning of Dorotheus

What does Dorotheus mean?

[ 4 syll. do-rot-heu(s), dor-othe-us ] The baby boy name Dorotheus is pronounced as Dow-Row-DHIY-ahS- †. Dorotheus is used predominantly in the English, German, and Greek languages, and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name's meaning is gift of god. A biblical name, it is derived from the elements 'doron' meaning gift ; 'theos' god. Dorotheos (Old Greek) and Dorotheus (Latin) are original forms of Dorotheus. The name was borne by several early Christian saints, including a 4th-century bishop of Tyre. The name Dorothy (English) is the female version of Dorotheus.

Dorofei (Russian), Dorofey (Russian), Doroteo (Italian and Spanish), and Dorotheos (Greek) are variants of Dorotheus.

See also the related categories, god, english, latin, christian (missionary), gift (wise), biblical, greek, saints (catholic), and german.

Dorotheus is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Dorotheus include Doughertea, Douhertea, and Dohertea.

† Pronunciation for Dorotheus: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; DH as in "they (DH.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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