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What does Dorene mean?

Dorene /do-re-ne/ as a girls' name. Dorene's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Dorene is "gift". Dorene is a version, with the suffix -ene, of Dora (Greek): short variation of Dorothy. Dorene is also a form of Doreen.

Associated with: greek, gift.


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

Dorene has 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.

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

(male) Dorede, Dorele, ..

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)


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

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Dorene for girls. 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, 2014)

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

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

Dorinda, Dorine, Dorrie, Dorie, Doretta, Dora, 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%).

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.