How Common is the First Name Dorothy?
We estimate that there are 333,254 people named Dorothy who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Dorothy is the 74th most common name for women, and the 150th most common overall.
How Old are People Named Dorothy?
The average person named Dorothy is 71.73 years old.
Is Dorothy a Popular Baby Name?
540 people named Dorothy were born in the U.S. in 2019. It was the 563rd most popular name for girls, and the 1,088th most popular overall.
The popularity of Dorothy peaked between 1920–1927, when it was the 2nd most popular name for baby girls.
Is Dorothy a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?
Dorothy is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Dorothy are female.