How Common is the First Name Dorothy?
We estimate that there are 316,480 people named Dorothy who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Dorothy is the 80th most common name for women, and the 158th most common overall.
How Old are People Named Dorothy?
The average person named Dorothy is 71.80 years old.
Is Dorothy a Popular Baby Name?
559 people named Dorothy were born in the U.S. in 2020. It was the 533rd most popular name for girls, and the 1,040th 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.