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What does Dorrien mean?

Dorrien Pronunciation of Dorrien [dor-rien] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Dorrien means "descendant of Dorus; from Doris". Dorrien is an alternate form of Dorian (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


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

1 more different relation via Dorian: Dore.

Creative forms:
(male) Dorno, Dorrino, ..

(female) Dorne, Dorrine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorrien Donavan (D.D.), ..

How popular is Dorrien?

Dorrien is an uncommon given name for males. Dorrien is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dorian (#563 in recent rankings) and Dorien are the popular varying forms of Dorrien (outside Top 2000). These forms of Dorrien were at the height of their popularity in 2000 and are somewhat less common today. Dorian is the clear favorite. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dorrien is alike in pronunciation to Darian, Darien, Darin, Darion, Darran, Darren, Darrian, Darrien, Darrin, Darrion, Darron, Darryan, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin, Derren, Derrian, Derrin, Derron, Derwin, Doran, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrin and Durwin. Other suggested similar names are Adrien, Arien, Arren, Arrlen, Barren, Brien, Ciprien, Corben, Corrie, Corrin, Dadrian, Damien, Darrick, Darrill (see Darrel), Darrius, Darvin, Derrie, Derrill, Derrius, Donnie, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorsey, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Durbin, Farren, Florien, Forden, Garren, Gorren, Gorrin, Jorgen, Koren, Korrin, Larren, Loren, Lorren, Lorrin, Morgen, Morrie, Morten, Morven, Normen, Norrie, O'Brien, Torrian, Torrie, Torrin, Torsten and Warren. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorrien.

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