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Dorian

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From the Sea
  • #1526 All Time
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How popular is the name "Dorian" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1915808
19191578
19201367
19211569
1922808
1923505
192417611
19251055
19261275
1928770
19291477
1931808
1932880
193310010
1934808
19351257
1936550
19371257
19381459
193918711
194016610
194119514
194210010
1943808
194415510
1945491732
1946761561
1947863056
1948853649
1949933558
1950793742
1951793544
1952713635
19531175562
19541075057
19551195168
1956974255
19571296366
19581146252
19591338053
19601448856
19611266165
19621548569
19631225468
19641175067
1965933558
19661183187
19671112586
19681263492
196917135136
197018943146
197122740187
197224236206
197339299293
1974339110229
197529269223
197627369204
197730783224
197826889179
197929879219
198025994165
198124379164
1982324103221
1983341125216
1984310108202
198529975224
198627083187
198734897251
198836574291
198939763334
199041962357
199143671365
199245686370
199345593362
199446292370
199549991408
199647883395
199747381392
1998524103421
199951797420
200070364639
200167775602
200265064586
200361960559
200466066594
200566847621
200662244578
200758443541
200868443641
200955430524
201054430514
201150921488
201248522463
201350825483
201453118513

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 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dorian" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of only 341 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nairod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Droain". 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.

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Dorian

Dorian Gregory

Dorian Gregory is an actor with the most prominent portion of his 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 May 9, 1984

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 Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Dorian

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