Meaning and name origin
Doris \d(o)-ris\ as a girl's name is pronounced DOR-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Doris is "from Doris; gift". Place name: an area in Greece. Feminine of Dorian. Mythology: a daughter of the sea god Oceanus. Actress Doris Day; writer Doris Lessing.
Doris is a very popular first name for females (#55 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14926 out of 88799, Top 17%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Doris for girls. Doris reached its highest rank of #8 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).