in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Greek
- Meaning: From the Sea
- #1526 All Time
Pronunciation of Dorian
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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dorian" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 15 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 268 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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Dorian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dorian as well as things modernly associated with the name Dorian such as celebrities named Dorian.
Origin and Meaning of Dorian
The name "Dorian" is of Greek origin, and it means "From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Dorian was born in 1976 in East Orange, New Jersey.
D is for dream, your beacon ahead.
O is for ornate, nothing plain here!
R is for realist, the way you are.
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
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 "Oaidnr". 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.
Past life for Dorian born Dec 1, 1951
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 North of Latin America approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.
You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.
Name poster for Dorian
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