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What does Doralynn mean?

Doralynn Pronunciation of Doralynn [do-ra-lynn] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and Doralynn means "gift". Doralynn is a variant form of Dora (Greek): short variation of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Doralynn has 2 variants: Doraleene and Doralyn.

4 more related forms via Dora: Doralee, Doralia, Doralice and Doralina.

Creative forms:
(female) Dorlynn, Dorralynn, ..

(male) Doraden, Dorain, ..

Middle name pairings:
Doralynn Darla (D.D.), ..

How popular is Doralynn?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Doralynn (outside Top 2000) is Dora (#1966 the previous year). Adoption of this form of Doralynn was at its peak in the 1880s (usage of 0.3%) and is now much lower, with Dora becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Doralynn is pronounced similarly to Darolyn, Darrylynn, Darylyn and Darylyne. Other suggested similar names are Calynn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carolynn, Coralin, Coralina, Coraline, Coralyn, Corynn, Darleen, Darlena, Darlene, Darlenny (see Darlene), Darlina, Darline, Darlinn, Darlyn, Darlyne, Darrylyn, Darylin, Daryline, Davynn, Donaline, Donnalyn, Doreyn, Doryne (see Doreen), Ernalynn, Geralyn, Gerilynn, Janalynn, Jenalynn, Jocelynn, Jolynn, Jonalyn, Jordynn, Joslynn, Karalyn, Karalynn, Karilynn, Karolynn, Korynn, Laralyn, Loralyn, Lorayne, Lorilyn, Lorilynn, Lorrynn (see Lauren), Madalynn, Marilynn, Marralynn (see Marilyn), Marylynn, Noelynn, Rosalinn, Rosalyn, Rosalynd, Rosalyne, Rosalynn, Roselynn, Royalynne, Rozalyn, Rozalyne, Rozalynne, Rozlynn, Sarahlynn, Shalynn, Shealynn, Taralyn, Taralynn, Teralyn, Terelynn and Terilynn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Doralynn.

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