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Gender: Female Origin of Dorrit: Variation of Dorothea

Dorrit Origin and Meaning

The name Dorrit is a girl's name .

The "Little Dorrit" title character of Charles Dickens' novel was actually named Amy; Dorrit was her last name. The Dorit spelling is a short form of Dorotea in Danish and Dorrit has been used as a first name, but its origins are as a surname derived from Dorothea or Durward.

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Mhill46 Says:

2017-07-25T13:54:23

I do like this. However, I don't know that I could get past the fact that it sounds extremely similar to "Doritos"

MaryFiona Says:

2016-03-20T01:56:19

I LOVE this name. Trying to convince my partner to let me use it for our daughter.

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-11-04T15:32:18

I heard it on The Carrie Diaries, and while it is unusual, it does have a certain charm. It's pronounced DORE-it.

CupcakeGirl13 Says:

2015-03-25T19:08:30

Eh, I prefer Dorothy. Not bad, though. All opinion.

steampunkleo Says:

2015-01-05T01:40:07

This is an absolutely adorable name, though I do worry it may be a little odd for a child this century.