Doreen meaning, girlDoreen

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What does Doreen mean?

Doreen \d(o)-reen\ as a girls' name. Possibly Irish Gaelic "brooding", French "gilded", or an elaboration of Dora.


Doreen has 5 variants: Dorene, Doreyn, Dorine, Dorreen and Doryne.

Doreen has 33 more different forms via Dora: Dodee, Dodi, Dodie, Dody, Dorae, Dorah, Doralee, Doraleene, Doralia, Doralice, Doralicia, Doralina, Doralisha, Doralyn, Doralynn, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorena, Doretta, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Dorie, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorita, Dorlisa, Dorrie and Dory.


Doreen is a very popular first name for females (#422 out of 4276, Top 10%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Doreen for girls. Doreen was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #205 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Doreen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Doreen outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Doreen and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Doreen listed in the Top 1000 are Dorine, Dorinda, Dorene and Dora. This girl name was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1950-1959 and is now much less popular, with the forms Dorene, Doreen and Dora becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dora, Doreen, Dorene, Dorinda, Dorine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Doreen is alike in pronunciation to Dareen, Darien, Deren, Doran, Dorian and Dorran. Other recommended similar baby names are Coreen, Dreena, Koreen, Loreen, Moreen, Noreen and Zoreen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Doreen.