Dora

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Dora

Dora

Gift

19th-century coinage used as a short form of Isidora, Theodora, Dorothy and any other Greek name with the word dōron ‘gift’.

Meaning:

Gift

Origin:

Greek

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Dora

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Dora

 

Variations & Similar Names

Damara, Dara, Devora, Dhara, Diarra, Dorcas, Doria, Doris, Dory, Dvorah

Nicknames

Short and sweet as is

Middle Names

Alice, Genevieve, Iris, Lucy, Madeleine

Famous Bearers

Dora Anastasiou (Cypriot beauty queen)

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