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What does Dorey mean?

Dorey Pronunciation of Dorey [dorey] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Dorey means "good gift". Dorey is an alternate spelling of Eudora (Greek): from eu dôron.

Associated with: greek, good, gift.


Dorey has 2 variants: Dora and Dorie.

Creative forms:
(female) Derey, Tearey, ..

(male) Docey, Dosey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorey Milania (D.M.), ..

How popular is Dorey?

Dorey is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#18667 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dora (#1966 a year ago), Dorie and Eudora are the prominent related forms of Dorey (not ranked). These relations of Dorey were popular with parents 135 years ago (adoption of 0.33%) and have become much less widespread since, with the version Dora becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dora, Dorie, Eudora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorey is pronounced similarly to Dara, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darya, Deora, Derry, Dorae, Dorah, Dorea, Doree, Dori, Doria, Doro, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorry, Dory and Doura. Other suggested similar names are Carey, Codey, Coley, Cordey, Corey, Correy, Dacey, Daney, Darby, Darcey, Darcy, Darsey, Deney, Dodee, Dodey, Dody, Doe, Dolley, Dolly, Doran, Dorcey, Dore, Dorena, Dorene, Doreyda, Doreyn, Dorit, Dorma, Dorrys, Dorsay, Dorsey, Dorthy, Dorys, Dottey (see Dorothy), Dove, Doxy, Drea, Drew, Glorey, Jobey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Josey, Kodey, Korey, Lorey, Rosey, Roxey, Tobey, Toney, Torey, Torrey and Zoey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorey.

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