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Adore

What does Adore mean?

Adore Pronunciation of Adore [adore] as a name for girls. The name Adore means "a gift; beloved; adored". Adore is a version of Adora (Greek, Old German, Latin).

Associated with: gift.

Variations

10 alternative forms via Adora: Adorae, Adoray, Adoree, Adoria, Adorlee, Dora, Dorae, Dori, Dorie and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Alore, Ayore, ..

(male) Adreo, Adrio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adore Karter (A.K.), ..

How popular is Adore?

Adore is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#119644 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dora (#1966 in recent rankings), Dori and Dorie are the prominent varying forms of Adore (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Adore was more pronounced among parents during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.3%) and is now much lower, with the form Dora becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dora, Dori, Dorie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adore and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adore is alike in pronunciation to Adair, Adaire, Adare, Adayre and Eudore. Other suggested similar names are Adara, Adde, Addie, Ade, Adele, Adene, Adie, Adine, Adira, Ado, Adola, Adra, Adrea, Adrie, Agote, Aldora, Alfre, Aloe, Amadore, Ambre, Amor, Amora, Amore, Andere, Andre, Anora, Aubre, Aure, Aurore, Azor, Azora, Azure, Dore, Fiore, Flore, Kore and Nore. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adore.

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