Variation of Dorothea
"gift of the ocean"

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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Famous People Named Dorrit

  • Dorrit BlackAustralian artist

Dorrit in Pop Culture

  • Dorrit Bradshawcharacter on "The Carrie Diaries"
  • Amy Dorrittitle heroine of "Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens

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