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Boy Name: Doran

Name: Doran
Pronunciation: \d(o)-ran\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Doran's also a girl name)
Meaning: fist; stranger, exile
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Daran, Duran, Toran
Variant forms: Dore, Dorian, Doron, Dorran, Dorren
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1961


Doran \d(o)-ran\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Doran), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Doran is "fist; stranger, exile".

Doran has 5 variant forms: Dore, Dorian, Doron, Dorran and Dorren.

Baby names that sound like Doran are Daran, Duran and Toran.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Doran.


Doran is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1961 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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