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Dore (girl)

What does Dore mean?

Dore Pronunciation of Dore [dore] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Dore) is of Greek derivation, and Dore means "gift". Dore is a variant form of Dora (Greek): short variant of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.


25 related forms via Dora: Dodee, Dodi, Dodie, Dody, Dorae, Dorah, Doralee, Dorea, Doree, Doreen, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorena, Dorene, Doretta, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Dorie, Dorina, Dorine, Dorita, Dorrie and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Dare, Dere, ..

(male) Dode, Done, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dore Valerie (D.V.), ..

How popular is Dore?

Dore is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#6353 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Dore (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Dora (#1966 the previous year), Dorine, Dorrie, Dorie, Dorene, Doreen, Dodie and Doretta. Other forms, like Doreina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dore was widespread among parents in the 1880s (average #1754) and is now much less, with forms like Doreen falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorie, Dorine, Dorrie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dore is alike in pronunciation to D'Or and Dior. Other recommended names are Adore, Amore, Aure, Dace, Dale, Dane, Dara, Darb, Darel, Dari, Dede, Dee, Dene, Deora, Deren, Dione, Dobra, Docie, Doda, Dodey, Doe, Dola, Doll, Dona, Doran, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dorey, Doreyn, Dori, Dorice, Doris, Dorit, Dorma, Doro, Dorri, Dorry, Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Doryne (see Doreen), Dorys, Doryse (see Doris), Dot, Douce, Doura, Dova, Dove, Doxie, Doxy, Drea, Drew, Drora, Dru, Drue, Eire, Fiore, Flore, Jere, Kore, Loire, Mare, Moire, Nore and Vere. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dore.

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