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Dolores

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Dolores

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Dolores in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Dolores:

  • Records indicate that 208,453 girls in the United States have been named Dolores since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1930, when 12,816 people in the U.S. were given the name Dolores. Those people are now 87 years old.

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    Comments about the name Dolores

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      2 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Dolores. I think it is a pretty name, and like the idea that so few people have it, as I feel it makes me unique. I prefer the pronounciation, Do.lor.es , and do find most people spell my name incorrectly, even after seeing it spelled ." Jan. 31, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mama's name was Dolores! Dee fo shorts! It means pain n suffrin of da virgin mary! Right!" Jul. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "Dolores is my name and I don't like it. Never did. Its meaning, sorrow, is a bummer and it's frequently spelled wrong and almost always pronounced wrong. I go by Dee. It's easier to say and more pleasant. My dad thought it was a pretty name. Sorry dad, you got that one wrong." Oct. 11, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "i very rarely meet anyone with this name which is my name. i would have preferred a different name and i don't like what it means which is "lady of the sorrows" although it turned out that in fact the name did fit me." May. 30, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was given this name in 1932 at the height of its popularity. I never liked it as much as my middle name, Kathleen! And so many people automatically spell it "Delores" and pronounce it that way, too. My friends and family all call me Dode or Dodie." Oct. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Was mainly a Catholic name until Mexican-born U.S. actress Dolores del Rio made it a popular name in 1930s Hollywood. White Americans, I think, used it more often than their Negro counterparts did. Conversely, the variant Delores was, I believe, used more in black U.S. families than in white ones." May. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate



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