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What does Dore mean?

Dore Pronunciation of Dore [dore] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dore) is of Greek origin, and the name Dore means "fist; stranger, exile; descendant of Dorus; from Doris; gift of Isis". Dore is an alternate spelling of Doran (Irish, Gaelic). Dore is also a variant of Dorian (Greek). Dore is also used as a form of Isidore (Greek).

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

8 different relations via Doran, Dorian, Isidore: Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrien, Dorryen and Dory.

Creative forms:
(male) Dere, Dode, ..

(female) Doli, Doney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dore Zaidyn (D.Z.), ..

How popular is Dore?

Dore is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#6353 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Dore (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Doran, Dorian (#563 the previous year), Dorien and Isidore. Other variants, like Dorryen, are seldom used. These forms of Dore reached the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (average #1416) and are somewhat less conventional today, with the form Isidore becoming less trendy. Dorian is more universally found than the rest. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Isidore in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dore is alike in pronunciation to Dar, Dor, Dwire, Dwyer and Dyer. Other recommended names are Dace, Dade, Dale, Dane, Dard, Darek, Darel, Daren, Dart, Dave, Dawe, Daye, Dee, Deke, Dene, Derek, Deri, Derk, Dice, Dirk, Dirke, Doan, Doane, Dod, Dodge, Dolf, Dom, Don, Dondre, Donn, Donne, Donte, Doram, Doriel, Dorli (see Dor), Dorrel, Dorsee, Dorsey, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Doug, Dov, Dover, Dow, Dowe, Doyle, Dre, Drew, Dru, Drue, Duke, Dyce, Dyrk, Gere, Gore, Imre, Jere, Moore, More, Tore, Torre, Tre, Vere and Ware. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dore.

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