What does Doris mean?
Doris [doris] as a girls' 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.
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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, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Doris are Dorrie, Dorris, Dorie, Dorian, Darien, Darion, Dori and Darian. These relations of Doris were at the height of their popularity 95 years ago (average #1602), but now, versions like Darian have become 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.See names in meaning and etymology.