Doris meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek and English
Usage: English, German, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: From Doris, Woman of the Sea, God's Gift and Bountiful
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Origin of Frequently Used and Ceaseless Doris is in Old Greek and English, meaning of Doris is "From Doris, Woman of the Sea, God's Gift or Bountiful" and a gender-neutral name is used particulary in Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English, Faroese, German, Greenlandic, Icelandic and Finnish. Doris is form of trendy, biblical and eternal Dorothea. Dorothea is form of biblical and customary Dorothy. Dorothea is Greek and Latin equivalent of Dorotheus. Dorothea means Form of Dorothy, Gift of God and Gift has origin in Old Greek.. The name is celebrated on February 6.

Variants of Doris

Doralia, Dorothea, Dora, Dorotheos, Dorothy, Dorotheus, Dorathea, Doria, Dorian, Dorislee

Names that rhyme with Doris

Popularity of Doris

an extremely popular name in United States having over 465167 recievers in 223 years of usage. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1929, 16570 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 6th position. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 10 baby names 10 times Doris is a common name in France given to over 5622 babies in 163 years. At its zenith in 1943, the moniker grabbed the 159th spot and 189 baby girls were given the name.

Doris is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names. Recently in 2016, 61 babies were given Doris and it reached its peak ranking, 220 on girl names chart. Over 271 babies in Netherlands have been named Doris. The first name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 2070 (2015) in its 17 years run on England and Wales naming chart. Over 134 people have been named Doris in England and Wales. Also, in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and achieved its top most rank of 226 in 1964. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1996 and achieved its top ranking of 1000 in 1996.

However things change on global perspective, Doris is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 300 have the name as well as in, Nigeria and Colombia. Also the baby name is popular in Ghana, England, Peru, Venezuela, Switzerland, Kenya, Austria, Honduras, South Africa, DR Congo, Canada, Zambia, Tanzania, Ecuador, Brazil, Sierra Leone, Chile, Cameroon, Mexico, Philippines, Malawi, Liberia, Panama, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Jamaica, El Salvador, Papua New Guinea, Sweden, Bolivia, Malaysia and Indonesia. According to our findings, over 1820000 babies have been named Doris globally.

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Doris in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Doris?

It's time you set up a positive mind-set, open up to new adventures and explore the world. Waking up at the same time every day, five times a week, makes you feel nervous and steals your energy away. The vowel o as your first one in your name reveals you are an opportunist. Work on your self-confidence and find your own purpose. You believe only people who love and respect themselves are able to truly love and respect any other living being on earth.

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  •  Ellia - Used in English unexpected, Ellia is used mostly as a baby girl name, Ellia means "Light or Abbreviation of Eleanor or Ellen" came from Germanic and Arabic
  •  Terrie means Ruler of the People, Late Summer or Power of the Tribe is used mainly in Swedish, Danish and English has its origin in Old French and Old Greek is a gender insensitive name
  •  Thalea means Blossom is used in German and English used as a girl name came from Old Greek
  •  Kassiopeia - Principally used in German, Kassiopeia aimed at baby girls which originated from German, Old Greek and English, meaning of Kassiopeia is "Cassia Juice or Not Known for Sure"
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Namesakes of Doris

    Doris Coley, American musician
  • Doris Stokes, British spiritualist and professional medium
  • Doris Mae Oulton, One of three daughters
  • Doris Allen, served
  • Doris A. Davis, former mayor of Compton, California
  • Doris Baaten, Baaten performed various female voices on 'Sesamstraat'
  • Doris de Agostini, Swiss former alpine skier
  • Doris Soffel, German mezzo-soprano
  • Doris Saunders, was editor of 'Them Days'
  • Doris Heyden, prominent scholar of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures
  • Doris E. Day, British archer
  • Doris Maletzki, retired East German sprinter
  • Doris Giller, Canadian journalist
  • Doris Zemurray Stone, archaeologist and ethnographer
  • Doris Jacob, Nigerian sprinter
  • Doris Brougham, Taiwanese educator and Christian missionary
  • Doris Betts, short story writer, novelist
  • Doris Auer, Austrian pole vaulter
  • Doris Rankin, American film actress
  • Doris Orgel, children's literature author
  • Doris Fitton, Australian actress of stage and film and theatrical director and producer
  • Doris Hugosson, Swedish cross country skier
  • Doris Neuner, Austrian luger who competed during the 1990s
  • Doris Daou, 242-250
  • Doris Taylor, Doris Anita Taylor, Ph
  • Doris Twitchell Allen, noted psychologist and the founder of Children's International Summer Villages
  • Doris Day, American actress, singer
  • Doris Lessing, British-Zimbabwean novelist
  • Doris Miller, American Messman Third Class
  • Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter
  • Doris Dragović, Croatian singer-songwriter
  • Doris Angleton, Texas socialite and murder victim
  • Doris Roberts, American actress, author
  • Doris Troy, American R&B singer and songwriter
  • Doris Humphrey, dancer and choreographer of the early twentieth century
  • Doris Dörrie, German film director, producer and author
  • Doris Grau, American script supervisor, actress
  • Doris Haddock, American political activist from New Hampshire
  • Doris Hart, World No. 1 American tennis player
  • Doris Blackburn, Australian social reformer and politician
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  • Doris Ulmann, American photographer, best
  • Doris Speed, English actress, best
  • Doris Pack, epp-women
  • Doris Ling-Cohan, judge on the New York State Supreme Court
  • Doris Wishman, American film director, screenwriter and producer
  • Doris Matsui, U.S. Representative for
  • Doris Burn, American children's book author and illustrator
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin, American biographer, historian
  • Doris Duke, American heiress, socialite, horticulturalist
  • Doris Tate, American activist for the rights of crime victims
  • Doris Margaret Anderson, Canadian nutritionist and retired senator
  • Doris Shadbolt, Canadian art curator

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