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Popularity
23k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dorian

Gender: Neutral. Ranked #1526 most popular

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What does the name "Dorian" mean?

Dorian (Greek): From the Sea

The name "Dorian" is of Greek origin and it means "From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nairod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Droina". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Dorian" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Dorian? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,703 babies born with the name Dorian in the United States. That's more than enough Dorians to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1915 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dorian" was in 2008 with a total of 641 babies.

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dorian" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 660 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Dorian popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dorian in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Dorian

Dorian Gregory

Dorian Gregory is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1 to present. Dorian was born in 1971 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Dorian Missick

Dorian was born in 1976 in East Orange, New Jersey.

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Past life for Dorian born Jan 19, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.