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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Dorris

Name: Dorris
Pronunciation: \d(or)-ris\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dorris's also a boy name)
Meaning: from Doris; gift
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dorrys, Dorcie, Dorys, Dorisa, Dorsie
Similar Names: Dorrie, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrit
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1200
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4028


Dorris \d(or)-ris\ as a girl's name is a variant of Doris (Greek), and the meaning of Dorris is "from Doris; gift".

The baby name Dorris sounds like Dorrys, Dorcie, Dorys, Dorisa and Dorsie. Other similar baby names are Dorrie, Dorri, Dorria and Dorrit.


Dorris is a very popular first name for women (#1200 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4028 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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