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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Dottie
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Dottie in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Dottie:
Records indicate that 7,549 girls in the United States have been named Dottie since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1944, when 275 people in the U.S. were given the name Dottie. Those people are now 76 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
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"My name is Dorothy-Lauren, named after my grandmother and grandfather, but I've always gone by Dottie. I've only ever met one other Dorothy my age and she went by Doro until she met me, then started going by Dotty. I always ask people to name three Dorothys under 70 and they always bring up Dorothy in Wizard of Oz, but I point out she'd be over 70 by now. It's a grandma name. Dottie is much better. I think of the famous baseball player. Here's an amusing story about my name. My husband worked in Ireland for a bit and one day I came to his office and he introduced me to his office mates. In Ireland they think dotty as in mad/crazy (a dotty old man), so they had a great laugh that I was introduced as his crazy wife. Since then I've gone by Lauren at work, but in my heart I'm still Dottie. It's a great story and all my close friends say I'm a little crazy, so Dottie fits." Dec. 8, 2018:
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