Dorothy Surname History
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Dorothy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dorothy is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dorothy may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Dorothy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dorothy come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Dorothy come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Dorothy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Dorothy transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dorothy were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Dorothy. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Dorothy surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Dorothy Family Tree
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- Glenn Dorothy Layman 1897 - ?
- Ivadine Dorothy Lake
- Dirkje (Dorothy) (Van Arkel) DeKock 1859 - ?
- Dirkje (Dorothy) (Van Arkel) De Cook 1859 - ?
- Amy Dorothy Bentley 1955 - ?
- Vivian Dorothy Hardie
- Elva Dorothy Green 1900 - ?
- Wilda Dorothy Cramer
- Dorothy Dorothy Southwell 1540 - 1575
- Dorothea Or Dorothy Kauffman 1827 - 1830