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

Dolores

Dolores is a Spanish female name meaning “sorrows”, taken from the Spanish title La Virgen María de los Dolores meaning “The Virgin Mary of 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: Dolly, Lola

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

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

 

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