Dorothy as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Dorothy?

We estimate that there are 270,897 people named Dorothy who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Dorothy is the 97th most common for women, and the 195th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Dorothy?

The average person named Dorothy is 71.83 years old.

Is Dorothy a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

658 people named Dorothy were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 466th most popular name for girls, and the 934th 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.

Facts About the Name Dorothy

Popularity of Dorothy in England

In 2020, Dorothy was the 175th most popular name for girls in England and Wales.