Total Babies With Name: 990,948
Highest Rank: 2
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 8
Years at Highest Rank: 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927
Dorothy is of English and Greek origins and means “gift of God.” Dorothy has been a common name choice for centuries, but it experienced a popularity boom during the '20s, giving the name an average rank of two. Since then, it has been trending down, earning it the rank of 731 in 2014.