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Doris Meaning


What does Doris mean?

The name Doris is of Greek origin.

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

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "dorian woman".

Doris is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Dor-is.

The Given Name Doris

Doris appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Elegant yet mesmerizing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Doris is also great as a middle name.

Doris falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Doris Day, and Doris Dragovic.

Doris Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,814 in baby name popularity for girls with 111 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,093 in baby name popularity for girls with 92 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Doris Related Names

Variants of the name Doris include Doros, Dorris.

Famous Doriss

  • Doris ~ 1 hurricane
  • Doris Day ~ Actress
  • Doris Dragovic ~ Pop Musician
  • Doris Lessing ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 2007
  • Doris Speed ~ Actress

Doris Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Doris.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Doris are often nervous and constant but most of all they are read more >>

Doris Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Doris.

Just for fun, see the name Doris 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 Doris in Nautical Flags page.