Dimity

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: DIM-it-ee Origin of Dimity: Type of cotton cloth

The name Dimity is a girl's name of English origin. Dimity and is often added to lists like Australian Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would you name her?".

From the experts:

Dimity is fairly common in Australia, but unheard of outside of it, which is surprising given its similarity to names like Amity, Verity, and Cassidy.

The fabric probably became used as a name given that it was often used in the nineteenth century to make bustles on fashionable clothing, making it ultra-feminine. We think it is a pretty name with great nicknames options including Dimi, Mimi and Mittie.

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Famous People Named Dimity

Dimity Reed, Australian architect
Dimity Douglas, Australian swimmer

Pop Culture References for the name Dimity

Dimity Plumleigh-Teignmott, character in Gale Carriager's Finishing School series.