What does Doris mean?


▼ as a girls" name is pronounced DOR-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Doris is "from Doris; gift". Place name: an area in Greece. Feminine of Dorian. Mythology: a daughter of the sea god Oceanus. Actress Doris Day; writer Doris Lessing.STARTS WITH Do-

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, gift, mythology, sea


VARIANTS Doree, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Dorice, Dorie, Dorisa, Dorita, Dorri, Dorrie, Dorris▼, Dorry, Dorrys, Dory, Dorys, Doryse

RELATIONS VIA DORIAN Darian▼, Darien, Darion, Doriane, Dorrian

CREATIVE FORMS(female) Dorin, .. (male) Dorde, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGSDoris Amiya (D.A.), ..

How popular is Doris?

Doris is a very prominent first name for women (#55 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#14898 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

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Doris reached its apex rank of #8 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1814 presently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)



Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Doris (#1814 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are Darian, Darien, Darion, Dori, Dorian, Dorie, Dorrie and Dorris. These relations of Doris were at the height of their popularity 98 years ago (AVERAGE #1602) and have become much less conventional since, with versions like Dorris becoming somewhat outmoded.

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Similar Names

Doris▼ is pronounced similarly to Darice. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Caris, Chris▼, Cloris, Cordis, Cris, Damris, Dari, Daria, Delis, Deloris▼, Dionis, Docia▼, Docie, Dodi, Dodie, Donia, Dora▼, Dorae, Dorah, Doran, Dorcas▼, Dorcie, Dore, Dorea, Dorey, Dorika, Dorina, Dorine, Dorit, Doritt, Dorkas, Dorlisa, Dorma, Doro, Dorria, Dorrit, Dorsie, Dosia, Doxie, Drisy, Drorit, Dylis, Edris, Eris, Floris, Idris, Iris▲, Karis, Khris, Kloris, Kris▼, Lois▼, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris and Tris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Doris.