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Girl Name: Doris

Name: Doris
Pronunciation: \d(o)-ris\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Doris's also a boy name)
Meaning: from Doris; gift
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dorcie, Dorsie, Drisy, Tris
Variant forms: Doree, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Dorice, Dorie, Dorisa, Dorita, Dorri, Dorrie, Dorris, Dorry, Dorrys, Dory, Dorys, Doryse
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 55
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14926

Description

Doris \d(o)-ris\ as a girl's 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 form of Dorian. Mythology: a daughter of the sea god Oceanus. Actress Doris Day; writer Doris Lessing.

Doris has 16 variant forms: Doree, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Dorice, Dorie, Dorisa, Dorita, Dorri, Dorrie, Dorris, Dorry, Dorrys, Dory, Dorys and Doryse.

Baby names that sound like Doris are Dorcie, Dorsie, Drisy and Tris.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Doris.

Popularity

Doris is a very popular first name for women (#55 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14926 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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