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Dorian Meaning


What does Dorian mean?

The name Dorian is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Dorian is "of the dorian tribe, gift, from doris, greece".

Dorian is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Dor-ee-an.

The Given Name Dorian

Dorian is quite a luminous name and a welcome find.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Dorian has no variant spellings.

Dorian falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dorian Gray, and Dorian Healy.

Dorian Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 542 in baby name popularity for boys with 531 occurrences. It ranked 5,633 in baby name popularity for girls with 23 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 562 in baby name popularity for boys with 507 occurrences. It ranked 5,686 in baby name popularity for girls with 23 occurrences.

Want to see how Dorian sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Dorian Name Popularity Page.

Dorian Related Names

The names Doriane, Doriano, Dorin are all forms of Dorian.

Famous Dorians

  • Dorian ~ 1 storm
  • Dorian Gray ~ The Picture of Dorian Gray character
  • Dorian Healy ~ Actor

Dorian Numerology

What will your new littleDorian be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Dorian are often grateful and gentle but most of all they are read more >>

Dorian Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dorian.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dorian in Nautical Flags page.