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What does Dorien mean?

Dorien /do-ri-en/ as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dorien is "descendant of Dorus; from Doris". Dorien is an alternate spelling of Dorian (Greek) with the suffix -en.


Dorien has 4 variants: Dorion, Dorrian, Dorrien and Dorryen.

Dorien has 1 more different relation via Dorian: Dore.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Dirien, Durien, ..

(female) Dorienae, Dorienna, ..

How popular is Dorien?

Dorien is an uncommon given name for males. Dorien is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Dorien for boys. Dorien entered the list in 2000 and reached its peak position of #1266 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Dorian (#535 in 2014) is the only other prominent varying form of Dorien rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Dorrien, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Dorien was at its most widespread in the year 2000 (adoption of 0.04%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.03%, down 28.6%). Dorian is more ubiquitous than the rest.

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

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

Similar Names


Dorien is alike in pronunciation to Daran, Daren, Darien, Daron, Darren, Darrien, Darrin, Darrion, Darron, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin, Darwon, Derren, Derrian, Derrin, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrin, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Adrien, Arien, Borden, Brien, Corben, Coren, Corie, Corin, Damien, Dariel, Davien, Doram, Doriel, Doroni, Dorrel, Dorsee, Dorsey, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Dotsen (see Dotson), Florien, Forden, Gorden, Goren, Gorin, Gorren, Gorten, Horten, Jorden, Joren, Jorgen, Jorian, Jorie, Koren, Korin, Loren, Lorin, Lorren, Morgen, Moriel, Morten, Morven, Normen, Poriel, Soren, Toren, Torin, Torion and Worden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorien.