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Dora Name Popularity

How popular is the name Dora? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 103 806 0.2289%
1911 104 861 0.2312%
1912 110 1,030 0.2042%
1913 109 1,164 0.2053%
1914 119 1,332 0.1911%
1915 122 1,652 0.1818%
1916 124 1,716 0.1776%
1917 125 1,720 0.1719%
1918 135 1,728 0.161%
1919 127 1,825 0.1743%
1920 132 1,849 0.1663%
1921 128 2,015 0.176%
1922 138 1,796 0.1612%
1923 135 1,890 0.1687%
1924 138 1,990 0.1714%
1925 136 1,929 0.1707%
1926 140 1,753 0.1594%
1927 139 1,764 0.1594%
1928 141 1,620 0.1514%
1929 142 1,560 0.1506%
1930 142 1,489 0.1425%
1931 146 1,326 0.1343%
1932 143 1,411 0.1428%
1933 152 1,210 0.1299%
1934 159 1,220 0.1262%
1935 168 1,141 0.1174%
1936 169 1,131 0.1174%
1937 184 1,049 0.1065%
1938 180 1,097 0.1072%
1939 184 1,001 0.0984%
1940 182 1,012 0.0952%
1941 200 906 0.0805%
1942 211 937 0.0742%
1943 206 987 0.0756%
1944 215 891 0.0719%
1945 217 839 0.0688%
1946 235 900 0.061%
1947 230 1,008 0.0604%
1948 233 994 0.0623%
1949 248 890 0.0553%
1950 254 856 0.0532%
1951 243 985 0.0581%
1952 265 880 0.0504%
1953 268 893 0.0505%
1954 283 861 0.0471%
1955 289 872 0.0474%
1956 275 956 0.0506%
1957 294 917 0.0477%
1958 319 805 0.0426%
1959 308 867 0.0456%
1960 314 872 0.046%
1961 321 825 0.0437%
1962 321 808 0.044%
1963 323 817 0.0455%
1964 310 854 0.0485%
1965 333 690 0.0422%
1966 347 638 0.0409%
1967 370 560 0.0369%
1968 397 505 0.0336%
1969 417 489 0.0317%
1970 421 484 0.0304%
1971 431 445 0.0296%
1972 427 413 0.0303%
1973 473 339 0.0261%
1974 484 320 0.0246%
1975 468 354 0.0275%
1976 474 346 0.0268%
1977 581 253 0.0188%
1978 589 239 0.0178%
1979 622 235 0.0167%
1980 605 255 0.0174%
1981 648 227 0.0154%
1982 668 215 0.0144%
1983 704 189 0.0128%
1984 706 183 0.0123%
1985 798 153 0.0101%
1986 828 149 0.0099%
1987 841 151 0.0099%
1988 848 159 0.0102%
1989 907 150 0.0093%
1990 992 137 0.0083%
1991 1,002 140 0.0086%
1992 981 144 0.009%
1993 1,054 124 0.008%
1994 1,122 111 0.0072%
1995 1,046 126 0.0084%
1996 1,100 113 0.0075%
1997 1,097 117 0.0079%
1998 1,326 80 0.0053%
1999 1,170 113 0.0075%
2000 1,399 80 0.0052%
2001 1,202 113 0.0075%
2002 1,358 88 0.0059%
2003 1,259 108 0.0071%
2004 1,276 107 0.007%
2005 1,288 112 0.0073%
2006 1,651 67 0.0043%
2007 1,882 49 0.0031%
2008 2,044 39 0.0025%
2009 1,747 59 0.0039%
2010 1,971 39 0.0027%
2011 1,901 42 0.0029%
2012 1,876 43 0.003%
2013 1,921 40 0.0028%
2014 1,702 56 0.0038%
2015 1,557 69 0.0047%
2016 1,552 68 0.0047%
2017 1,766 46 0.0033%
2018 1,820 41 0.003%
2019 1,528 64 0.0047%

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Names Like Dora

If you like Dora, you’ll love these other names like Dora.


What names are variants of Dora?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Dora.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dodee

Well loved; gift

Hebrew

Dodi

Well loved; gift

Hebrew

Dodie

Well loved

Hebrew

Dody

Well loved; gift; gift of God

Hebrew

Dorae

A gift; beloved; adored

Latin

Dorah

Gift

Greek

Doralee

Gift

Greek

Doraleene

Gift

Greek

Doralia

Gift

Greek

Doralice

Gift

Greek

Doralicia

Gift

Greek

Doralina

Gift

Greek

Doralisha

Gift

Greek

Doralyn

Gift

Greek

Doralynn

Gift

Greek

Dore

Gift

Greek

Dorea

Gift

Greek

Doree

Gift; from Doris; gift

Greek

Doreen

“The maiden with the golden hair,” from the French dorer, to gild, but ultimately from the Latin deaurare, to gild.

Irish

Doreina

Gift

Greek

Dorelia

Gift

Greek

Dorelle

Gift

Greek

Dorena

Gift

Greek

Dorene

Gift

Greek

Doretta

Gift from God

Greek

Dorette

Gift

Greek

Doreyda

Gift

Greek

Doria

From Doris; gift

Greek

Dorie

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift; good gift

Latin

Dorina

Gift

Greek

Dorinda

Spanish

Dorine

Gift

Greek

Dorita

Gift; from Doris; gift; gift of God

Greek

Dorlisa

Gift; gift of God

Greek

Dorrie

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift

Latin

Dory

Gilded

French


What names sound like Dora?

If you like how Dora sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Dora.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dara

Nugget of wisdom

Hebrew

Deora
Dori

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift; gift of God

Latin

Doro

Gift of God

Greek

Doura

All gifts

Greek

Tora

Tiger

Japanese


What names are similar to Dora?

Find a name that’s like Dora, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Adora

A gift; beloved; adored

Latin

Eudora

Good gift

Greek

Pandora

All gifts

Greek


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