What does the name Dorothy mean? The meaning of the name Dorothy is Gift Of God. The origin of the name Dorothy is Greek. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Dorthy
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Name Notes: Dorothy Gale, character in the novel and movie "The Wizard of Oz" Dorothy Dandridge, actress. Dorothy Lamour, actress.