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What does Doralyn mean?

Doralyn Pronunciation of Doralyn [do-ra-lyn] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Doralyn is "gift". Doralyn is a version of Dora (Greek): short version of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Doralyn has 2 variants: Doraleene and Doralynn.

10 more different relations via Dora: Dorae, Dorah, Doralee, Doralia, Doralice, Doralina, Doreen, Dorelia, Dorelle and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Ceralyn, Dolyn, ..

(male) Doratin, Doravin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Doralyn Cassidy (D.C.), ..

How popular is Doralyn?

Doralyn is an unusual given name for women. Doralyn is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dora (#1966 from current records) and Doreen are the prominent alternative forms of Doralyn (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Doralyn were favored during 1880-1889 (median #1025) and have become much less widespread since, with versions such as Doreen becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Doralyn is pronounced similarly to Darolyn, Darrylyn, Darylin, Darylyn and Darylyne. Other suggested similar names are Caralyn, Coralin, Coraly, Coralyn, Coralyne (see Coral), Darlyn, Darlyne, Donnalyn, Doran, Doreyn, Geralyn, Jeralyn, Jonalyn, Josalyn, Karalyn, Laralyn, Loralyn, Lorilyn, Maralyn, Rosalyn, Royalyn, Rozalyn, Saralyn, Taralyn and Teralyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Doralyn.

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