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FOR REAL: Dorothy is the English form of the name Dorothea. This name means "gift of god," coming from the Greek doron meaning "gift" and theos meaning "god." The name Theodora is made from the same words, in reverse order.

diminutives: Dora, Dorrie, Dot, Dotty, Dodie, Dolly

related names: Theodore, Dorothea, other forms