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Dorena

What does Dorena mean?

Dorena Pronunciation of Dorena [dore-na] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and Dorena means "gift". Dorena is a version of Dora (Greek): short version of Dorothy.

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

Dorena has 2 variants: Doreina and Dorina.

23 more alternative forms via Dora: Dodee, Dorae, Dorah, Doralia, Doralina, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorene, Doretta, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Dorie, Dorinda, Dorine, Dorita, Dorlisa, Dorrie and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Darna, ..

(male) Doreda, Doreon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorena Leticia (D.L.), ..

How popular is Dorena?

Dorena is an uncommon first name for women. Dorena is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Dorena (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Dora (#1966 the previous year), Doreen, Dorene, Doretta, Dorie, Dorinda, Dorine and Dorrie. Other variants, like Dorlisa, are seldom used. These relations of Dorena were favored a century ago (usage of 0.3%) and have become much less common since, with versions like Dora becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Dorena is alike in pronunciation to Darina, Doriana, Dorianna and Dorona. Other recommended names are Arena, Carena, Cerena, Colena, Coren, Corena, Corene, Corina, Correna, Coryna, Cyrena, Darien, Darlena, Darnae, Daron, Darynn, Deena, Dena, Dereka, Derine, Deron, Deryn, Dona, Donna, Doran, Dorey, Dorian, Doriane, Dorisa, Dorma, Dorran, Dorrian, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsea, Doryne (see Doreen), Doveva, Dreama, Dreena, Duena, Eirena, Jolena, Jorene, Jovena, Karena, Koreena, Koren, Korena, Korenda, Korina, Larena, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenia, Loreta, Lorna, Lorrna, Marena, Morela, Morena, Morna, Norina, Norna, Rosena, Rowena, Syrena, Terena, Tyrena, Urena, Varena and Zorana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorena.

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