Meaning and origin
Dora is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `gift `.
Where is it used? The name Dora is mainly used in English.
It is an abbreviated form of Dorottya, used in Hungarian. Isidora, used in English, Italian, Spanish, Russian and in Serbian. Theodora, used in English, Greek and in Ancient Greek. Dorothea, used in English, German and in Dutch.
In combination with other names: In English: Dorinda (F) In English: Doreen (F)
The best thing about the name Dora: Short and sweet.
The worst thing about the name: Haa.. you know. Dora the Explorer is cute, but well...
If my name wasn`t Dora....: I wouldn't be me, really.
Dora doesn`t appear in 2007`s top-1000 name list. The last time Dora appeared in the top-1000 was 16 years ago, in 1992. It ranked #972 in that year. The name reached the top-100 3 times. 1880 was a `top year` for the name Dora. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #51. Our records go back to 1880