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Name:  Dorothy

First letter:  D

Meaning:  (pronounced Do-ruh-thee) And Originating In Greek And Meaning Gift Of God.

History of name: 
No mention in the Christian Bible. The most famous religious connection is perhaps the Cappadocian martyr who died in 303AD. Having made a personal vow of virginity, she refused to marry, or to sacrifice to idols. She was tried, tortured, and sentenced to death for her faith by the prefect Sapricius, during the persecution of Diocletian.


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