Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Gift of God
If baby’s presence feels like the ultimate gift, consider the name Dorrit. A feminine name of Hebrew and English origin, this distinctive choice means “gift of God” and would be the perfect way to connect your little cherub to their faith. Literature fans will recognize this moniker from Charles Dickens’ novel Little Dorrit, which tells the tale of Amy Dorrit and her life growing up in a debtors prison in London. Despite her circumstances, Amy Dorrit is a force of kindness in her world, making her a perfect role model for your little present. Some other notable namesakes include astronomer Dorrit Hoffleit, the first lady of Iceland Dorrit Moussaieff, and writer Dorrit Willumsen.
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