Origin of the name DOORTJE.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name DOORTJE.
Dutch form of both Dorothea
("gift of God") and Theodora
("divine gift"). (New Dictionary of the English and Dutch
Language, Bomhoff, 1851).
... What a time we had to wait,
listening to the approaching footsteps of old Doortje, pattering down
that long hall, before she gave us entrance! In the salle was a
four-poster, curtained with yellow damask, which looked, I remember,
like a tent in a desert... (Home Life in Holland, Meldrum, 1911).