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Dore (girl)

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What does Dore mean?

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, with the suffix -e, of Dora (Greek): short variant of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dore has 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.

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

(male) Dode, Done, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent related forms of Dore (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Dorie, Dorine, Dorrie, Doretta, Dorene, Dora, Doreen and Dodie. Other forms, like Doreina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dore was widespread among parents in the 1880s (average #1754), but now, forms like Doreen have fallen out of fashion. Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Dore and related names. (2014 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.