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The table below indicates the number of times the name Dorothy has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dorothy
Use of the Name Dorothy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,128 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dorothy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dorothy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  139112
1881  144109
1882  150115
1883  137141
1884  137163
1885  128196
1886  122231
1887  112272
1888  103373
1889  102377
1890  93458
1891  76566
1892  79626
1893  68822
18948857581,053
1895  571,127
1896  461,366
18979746431,471
1898  431,672
18998018351,687
19009888262,498
1901  222,173
19029547152,708
19039327113,079
190454417103,475
19057581173,934
19065082064,322
19075182164,963
19085941965,696
19095062656,243
19105872447,297
19115333148,844
191266441312,610
191369843314,637
191483941318,755
191594244325,145
191670572327,412
191782260328,844
191886459332,032
191981465331,726
192075276236,616
192169488239,080
192284765237,699
192367690239,004
1924637103239,998
192563999238,551
1926565118236,591
1927552124235,996
1928555120333,678
1929535119331,447
1930480155330,374
1931479140326,504
1932562110424,959
1933524117422,028
1934551115521,267
1935528120619,399
1936572102617,654
193769774816,573
193859598816,347
193969673915,169
1940656851214,847
1941732721414,553
1942825621715,056
1943814651914,747
1944935471913,366
1945853542012,329
1946  2312,778
1947  2612,737
1948  2911,299
1949  3210,419
1950  359,573
1951  429,035
1952  468,629
1953  498,138
1954  557,798
1955  647,240
1956  726,872
1957  746,404
1958  865,534
1959  945,237
1960  955,070
1961  994,734
1962  1114,068
1963  1163,795
1964  1183,538
1965  1302,963
1966  1362,665
1967  1482,317
1968  1572,099
1969  1811,782
1970  1801,804
1971  1901,627
1972  2181,275
1973  2151,176
1974  2311,104
1975  249973
1976  240983
1977  269933
1978  260912
1979  272887
1980  278896
1981  307788
1982  298828
1983  304760
1984  337683
1985  332717
1986  374624
1987  383612
1988  396604
1989  397623
1990  426597
1991  487494
1992  486507
1993  515477
1994  554436
1995  598375
1996  638350
1997  690312
1998  712310
1999  682332
2000  747307
2001  767310
2002  871261
2003  835290
2004  859281
Totals:  3,128 1,102,334

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dorothy as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Dorothy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 48 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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