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  1. #1
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    what would a Dorothea's sisters be named?

    Just looking for insight into how people see this name.

    What would a Dorothea be like, and what would you name her sisters?
    I hope to be a mom one day. For now I enjoy being a name lover.

    My apologies for any typos; i post from my mobile phone.

  2. #3
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    I've never met a Dorothea before or even heard the name. You'll hate this but the first image that comes to mind is The wizard of Oz. For some reason I picture a Dorothea to be tall and strong, brown hair, freckles, loves theater/drama, sometimes bossy, gets good grades

    Dorothea (Thea)
    Eleanore (Ella)
    Wilhelmina (Willa or Mina)
    Last edited by zoz_zoz; July 14th, 2014 at 10:21 PM.

  3. #5
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    I love Dorothea and associate it with the great surrealist painter Dorothea Tanning--so someone strong, imaginative, and daring. Her sisters would be Helena and Marguerite. (It's off limits for me because my favorite cousin wants to name a daughter Dorothy, so I'm leaving it for her.)

  4. #7
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    Dorothea is gorgeous, and I think of Dorothea as successful woman, smart yet funny.

    Sister names... Helena, Rosamund, Georgina/Georgiana, Vivian, Cecile, Francesca, Ottilie, Isabella, Charlotte, Mary, Margaretta/Marguerite...
    My new list: Enchanting names.
    Godfrey Thorin Ludwig Edmund Tristan Sylvan Emil Werther Lucius Robin Leon Percival
    Beowulf Pascal Edward Wesley Darcy Arthur Gilbert Peregrine Florian

    Dorothea Charlotte Sabina Avalon Rosamund Melody Amoret Griselda Saskia Cecily
    Elysia Beatrice Seraphina Eliska Aurora Milena Freya Cressida Magdalena Helena Nimue

  5. #9
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    Dorothea has long been the top name on my girls list. I think it's absolutely gorgeous. Dorothea is strong, intelligent, funny, very quiet, and very book-ish.
    Some names from my list that I would use as a sister for Dorothea...
    Agnes
    Clara
    Araminta
    Augusta
    Beatrix
    Elspeth
    Edith
    Esther
    Flora
    Hester
    Jane
    Rosalind
    Sybil
    -Athena

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