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Dorene

What does Dorene mean?

Dorene Pronunciation of Dorene [dorene] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Dorene is "gift". Dorene is a version of Dora (Greek): short variation of Dorothy. Dorene is also a form of Doreen.

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

Dorene has 4 variants: Doreyn, Dorine, Dorreen and Doryne.

23 more different relations via Dora, Doreen: Dodee, Dodie, Dorae, Dorah, Doralee, Doraleene, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreina, Dorelia, Dorelle, Dorena, Doretta, Dorette, Doreyda, Doria, Dorie, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorita, Dorrie and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Derne, Derrene, ..

(male) Dorede, Dorele, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorene Giana (D.G.), ..

How popular is Dorene?

Dorene is a very popular first name for females (#1279 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dorene was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #636 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorene name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Dora (#1966 last year), Dorinda, Dorine, Dorrie, Dorie, Doretta, Doreen and Dodie are the popular variation forms of Dorene. Other variants, like Dorelle, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Dorene was common among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.3%) and has become much reduced since.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Dorene is pronounced similarly to Dareen, Dariane, Darien, Darienne, Daron, Daryn, Darynn, Darynne, Deren, Derine, Deron, Derrine, Deryn, Doran, Dorian, Doriane, Dorianne, Dorienne and Dorran. Other recommended names are Arene, Aurene, Colene, Coree, Coreene, Coren, Corena, Corenne, Corine, Corlene, Correne, Cortne, Cyrene, Dalene, Darina, Darlene, Darnae, Dene, Dorcie, Dorey, Dorice, Dorma, Dorona, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsie, Doryse (see Doris), Dreena, Eirene, Erene, Jolene, Karene, Koree, Koren, Kyrene, Loree, Loreene, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenn, Lorne, Morena, Morine, Nolene, Norene, Norne, Robene, Rolene, Romene, Rosene, Roxene, Rozene, Sarene, Serene, Tyrene and Zorine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dorene.

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