What does Dorene mean?
Dorene [dorene] as a girls' name is a Greek name, 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.
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.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)
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, 2015)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.