Dolores

Dolores - A very unique female name



  Oct 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dolores, meaning lady of sorrows, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #223. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dolores and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dolores? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dolores. The baby girl name Dolores was given to 13 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3547 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 108,712 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dolores peaked in popularity 89 years ago in 1930 on position 13.



Famous with this name

Dolores del Río
Dolores Gray
Dolores Fonzi


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Dolores is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dolores is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,854 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,934.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dolores is where you live.


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Dolores origin and meaning

Dolores is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lady of sorrows. To see famous people named Dolores, pop culture references for the name Dolores and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dolores

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dolores, sorted by popularity.

Delores / Deloris / Doloris / Delorise / Delories / Delorse / Deloras / Delrose / Dolorez /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123547
20112818
20103241
20093631
20082689
20072555
20061937
20052600
20042287
20032334
20021786
20011794
20002014
19991699
19981423
19971366
19961247
19951243
19941158
19931039
19921136
19911119
1990979
1989935
19881001
1987841
1986916
1985795
1984793
1983707
1982616
1981647
1980638
1979575
1978611
1977578
1976528
1975566
1974540
1973484
1972474
1971444
1970406
1969396
1968376
1967345
1966320
1965313
1964274
1963269
1962252
1961235
1960234
1959223
1958210
1957212
1956198
1955190
1954174
1953165
1952161
1951150
1950140
1949131
1948119
1947111
1946104
1945103
194492
194374
194263
194157
194066
193958
193843
193737
193630
193526
193426
193321
193218
193114
193013
192914
192820
192734
192649
192564
192475
192382
1922104
1921111
1920111
1919124
1918127
1917139
1916145
1915146
1914154
1913167
1912194
1911202
1910223

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2854
Texas2934

Even more about Dolores


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dolores a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dolores?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1930
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Dolores
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 108,712
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +13

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