Meaning and name origin
Dorene \d(o)-re-ne\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dorene is "gift". Dorene is a variant of Dora (Greek): short form of Dorothy or names like Theodora. Also a variant of Doreen: possibly Irish Gaelic "brooding", French "gilded", or an elaboration of Dora.
Dorene is a very popular first name for females (#1279 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dorene for girls. Dorene reached its highest rank of #686 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dorene and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dorine, Dorene, Doreen and Dora. (2014 statistics).
Dorene▼ is also pronounced similarly to Deren, Derine, Doran, Doriane and Dorienne. Other suggested similar baby names are Corene▼, Doree, Doreina, Dorena, Dorina, Dorona, Drena, Jorene, Lorene▼, Morene and Norene▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dorene.