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Doreen Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Doreen is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Doreen is "brooding".  

It is also of French origin, where its meaning is "gilded".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4783  in baby name popularity for girls with 29 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Doreen Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Doreen has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Doreen to other names.


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Variants of the name Doreen include Dorine.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Doreen in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Doreen.

Just for fun, see the name Doreen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.