D names, Emotion/Feelings, Female, Proto-Indo-European, Sorrow

Delora

Delora is an English female name, a variant form of Dolores, a Spanish name meaning “sorrows”, taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary La Virgen María de los Dolores (The Virgin Mary of the Sorrows). It comes from the Spanish word dolores (sorrows) which comes from Latin dolor (pain; anguish; sorrow) which derives from a PIE root word.

Nicknames: Del, Delly, Lora

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Dolores (Spanish, English)
  • Delores (English)
  • Deloris (English)
  • Dolors (Catalan)
  • Dores (Portuguese, Galician)
  • Addolorata (Italian)
  • Dolorès (French)
  • Lola (Spanish & English diminutive of Dolores)
  • Lolita (Spanish & English diminutive of Dolores)
  • Loli (Spanish & English diminutive of Dolores)

 

 

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