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Girl Name: Dorian

Name: Dorian
Pronunciation: \d(o)-rian\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dorian's also a boy name)
Meaning: maintains possessions well; from Doris; gift
Origin: Persian
Sounds Like: Darian, Doriane, Dorrian, Doriana, Dorran, Doran
Similar Names: Lorian, Dorie, Dori, Dorae, Dora, Adrian, Cerian, Coriann, Corin, Korin, Corinn, Damian, Darrian, Darion, Darien, Dariane, Dowan, Derran, Dian, Donia, Dorita, Dorine, Dorina, Doreen, Dorea, Dorah, Doreyn, Dorria, Dorianne, Dorianna, Dorisa, Dorice, Dorma, Dorit, Dorika, Doritt, Dorsay, Eirian, Lorin, Loriann, Loriana, Marian, Tirian, Toriana, Toria
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2165
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 38171

Description

Dorian \d(o)-rian\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dorian), is a variant of Daria (Greek, Persian), Doria (Greek) and Doris (Greek), and the meaning of Dorian is "maintains possessions well; from Doris; gift".

The baby name Dorian sounds like Darian, Doriane, Dorrian, Doriana, Dorran and Doran. Other similar baby names are Lorian, Dorie, Dori, Dorae, Dora, Adrian, Cerian, Coriann, Corin, Korin, Corinn, Damian, Darrian, Darion, Darien, Dariane, Dowan, Derran, Dian, Donia, Dorita, Dorine, Dorina, Doreen, Dorea, Dorah, Doreyn, Dorria, Dorianne, Dorianna, Dorisa, Dorice, Dorma, Dorit, Dorika, Doritt, Dorsay, Eirian, Lorin, Loriann, Loriana, Marian, Tirian, Toriana and Toria.

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Popularity

Dorian is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2165 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#38171 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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