What does Doris mean?
Place name: an area in Greece. Feminine of Dorian. Mythology: a daughter of the sea god Oceanus. Actress Doris Day; writer Doris Lessing.
(female) Doriscey, Dorres, ..
(male) Dorin, Dorissey, ..
How popular is Doris?
Doris is a very prominent first name for women (#55 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#14898 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Doris for girls. Doris reached its apex rank of #8 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1706 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Doris (#1706 the previous year) are Dorrie, Dorris, Dorie, Dorian, Darien, Darion, Dori and Darian. These relations of Doris were at the height of their popularity 94 years ago (average #1602) and have become much less conventional since, with versions like Darian becoming somewhat outmoded.
Doris▼ is pronounced similarly to Darice. Other suggested similar names are Caris, Chris▼, Cloris, Cordis, Cris, Damris, Dari, Daria, Delis, Deloris▼, Dionis, Docia▼, Docie, Dodi, Dodie, Donia, Dora▼, Dorae, Dorah, Doran, Dorcas, Dorcie, Dore, Dorea, Dorey, Dorika, Dorina, Dorine, Dorit, Doritt, Dorkas, Dorlisa, Dorma, Doro, Dorria, Dorrit, Dorsie, Dosia, Doxie, Drisy, Drorit, Dylis, Edris, Eris, Floris, Idris, Iris▲, Karis, Khris, Kloris, Kris▼, Lois▼, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris and Tris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Doris.