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What does Dorris mean?

Dorris Pronunciation of Dorris [dor-ris] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Dorris is "from Doris; gift". Dorris is an alternate spelling of Doris (Greek). Place name: an area in Greece.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Dorris has 4 variants: Dorice, Dorrys, Dorys and Doryse.

11 more relations via Doris: Doree, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Dorie, Dorisa, Dorita, Dorri, Dorrie, Dorry and Dory.

Creative forms:
(female) Deeris, Taris, ..

(male) Dorce, Dorrio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorris Jaida (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dorris?

Dorris is a very prominent first name for women (#1200 out of 4276, Top 28%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#4925 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dorris reached its highest rank of #418 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Dorris listed in the Top 2000 are Dorrie, Doris, Dorie, Dorian and Dori. Other forms, like Dorisa, are uncommon. These forms of Dorris were favored as birth names a century ago (adoption of 2.04%), but now, forms like Doris have fallen out of fashion.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cordis, Corri, Corrie, Corrin, Damris, Darci, Darcia, Darcie, Darsi, Darsie, Derrica, Derrin, Dorcas, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dorika, Dorit, Dorkas, Dorlisa, Dorran, Dorria, Dorrian, Dorrit, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorsay, Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Drisy, Korri, Korrie, Korrin, Loris, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorrin, Marris, Parris, Perris, Torri and Torrie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dorris.

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