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What does Dorisa mean?

Dorisa Pronunciation of Dorisa [dorisa] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Dorisa is "from Doris; gift". Dorisa is a variant form of Doris (Greek). Place name: an area in Greece.

Associated with: greek, gift.


15 different relations via Doris: Doree, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Dorice, Dorie, Dorita, Dorri, Dorrie, Dorris, Dorry, Dorrys, Dory, Dorys and Doryse.

Creative forms:
(female) Dorce, Douisa, ..

(male) Dorce, Dorius, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorisa Aryana (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dorisa?

Dorisa is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Dorisa is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dori, Dorian, Dorie, Doris, Dorrie and Dorris are the prominent variation forms of Dorisa (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Dorisa was well-received a century ago (average #1404), but now, forms like Doris have become less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dori, Dorian, Dorie, Doris, Dorrie, Dorris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dorisa is alike in pronunciation to Darissa. Other suggested similar names are Boriska, Brisa, Carisa, Cerisa, Corina, Corisa, Corissa, Corita, Darcia, Daria, Darice, Darina, Darsi, Delisa, Denisa, Dereka, Derica, Dericka, Derrica, Docia, Domina, Donia, Donica, Donisha, Donita, Dora, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dorea, Doreina (see Dora), Dorena, Doriana, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorine, Dorit, Doritha, Dorlisa, Dorma, Dorona, Dorota, Dorria, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsay, Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Dortha, Drina, Drisy, Irisa, Jolisa, Jonisa, Karisa, Korina, Larisa, Loria, Loris, Lorissa, Lorita, Louisa, Lovisa, Marisa, Moreisa, Moria, Morissa, Morysa (see Marisa), Norina, Norissa, Parisa, Toria, Trisa, Zorica and Zorina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorisa.

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