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What does Dori mean?

Dori Pronunciation of Dori [dori] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Dori means "a gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift; gift of God". Dori is a variant form of Adora (Greek, Old German, Latin). Dori is also a variation of Doria (Greek). Place name: an area in Greece. Dori is also used as a derivative of Doris (Greek) and Dorothy (Greek).

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dori has 10 variants: Dora, Dorae, Doree, Dorie, Doro, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorry and Dory.

35 more relations via Adora, Doria, Doris, Dorothy: Adore, Adoria, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Dorian, Doriana, Doriane, Dorice, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorisa, Dorit, Dorita, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doronit, Dorota, Dorrian, Dorris, Dorrit, Dorrys, Dortha, Dorthy, Dorys, Doryse, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottie and Dotty.

Creative forms:
(female) Dairi, Doni, ..

(male) Dodri, Doni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dori Evelyn (D.E.), ..

How popular is Dori?

Dori is a very popular first name for females (#1630 out of 4276, Top 38%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#82344 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dori entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #795 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Dori are Dodie, Doll, Dollie, Dolly, Dora (#1966 from recent data), Dorian, Dorie, Dorinda, Doris, Dorothy (#714), Dorrie, Dorris, Dortha, Dorthy, Dosha, Dot, Dottie and Dotty. Other forms, like Adoria, are uncommon. These relations of Dori reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (usage of 7.38%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.02%, 100%), with forms such as Dorothy becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dori, Dodie, Doll, Dollie, Dolly in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dora, Dorian, Dorie, Dorinda, Doris in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Dorrie, Dorris, Dortha, Dorthy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dosha, Dot, Dottie, Dotty in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dori is pronounced similarly to Daira, Dara, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darya, Deora, Derry, Dorah, Dorea, Dorey and Doura. Other recommended names are Airi, Ari, Bari, Bri, Cari, Ceri, Ciri, Cori, Corri, Dai, Dani, Darb, Darsi, Debi, Demi, Devi, Devri, Di, Didi, Dior, Dobra, Docia, Docie, Doda, Dodi, Dola, Dona, Donia, Donni, Doran, Dorcie, Dore, Dorina, Dorine, Dorma, Dorsie, Dova, Dove, Doxie, Doxy, Drora, Drorit, Dru, Fiori, Flori, Glori, Jeri, Jori, Kari, Keri, Kori, Korri, Lari, Lori, Lorri, Mari, Miri, Peri, Siri, Teri, Tori and Torri. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dori.

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