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465k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Doris

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Sea
  • #138 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1880990
188110100
188216160
188321210
188423230
188530300
188628280
188738380
188855550
188960600
189087870
189186860
18921391345
18931341340
18941871870
18951981980
18963133085
18973543495
18984294290
18994374316
19005625575
19015385317
19026566560#93 girl name
19036346295#95 girl name
19047457369#88 girl name
19058128120#83 girl name
19068648568#83 girl name
19071,0331,02310#76 girl name
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19091,3081,29810#64 girl name
19101,5481,53612#64 girl name
19111,8321,81220#56 girl name
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19177,8837,81964#25 girl name
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19199,4959,43263#18 girl name
192011,97911,89386#14 girl name
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192213,86813,79573#11 girl name
192314,69714,61087#11 girl name
192415,88915,785104#9 girl name
192516,15816,07484#8 girl name
192616,40516,298107#7 girl name
192716,62116,514107#7 girl name
192816,66816,564104#7 girl name
192916,60416,495109#6 girl name
193015,58615,462124#9 girl name
193113,71613,62195#10 girl name
193213,03112,908123#10 girl name
193312,12012,02496#10 girl name
193411,71611,62393#11 girl name
193510,69710,60394#13 girl name
19369,2989,21880#15 girl name
19378,9728,88191#22 girl name
19388,6868,60383#25 girl name
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19417,1557,07778#38 girl name
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19524,9714,95219#83 girl name
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19544,4694,45415#93 girl name
19554,2584,24018
19564,1144,09222
19573,7483,73117
19583,3313,31120
19593,1603,13921
19602,9212,89922
19612,5872,57017
19622,3862,3779
19632,1342,1259
19641,9421,9339
19651,6321,6248
19661,4321,41913
19671,1841,1768
19681,0361,02313
19691,0531,04013
19708688635
19717607519
19726126066
19734854805
19744624566
19753843840
19763523520
19773443395
19783373316
19792852850
19803042977
19812712710
19822722720
19832532485
19842442440
19852642640
19862162115
19872342277
19882252250
19892132076
19902302300
19912142140
19922252250
19931791790
19941691690
19951451450
19961281280
19971181180
19981211210
19991161160
20001051050
20011081080
200291910
200390900
20041011010
200592920
200689890
200792920
200894940
200981810
201067670
201175750
20121021020
201381810
20141221220

Want to know about the populiarty of Doris? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 464,738 babies born with the name Doris in the United States. That's more than enough Doris to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Doris" was in 1928 with a total of 16,564 babies. (That's a lot of baby Doris)

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Doris" ranks #27 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 813 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of 7,883 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Doris" mean?

Doris (Greek): Sea

The name "Doris" is of Greek origin and it means "Sea". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Your name in reverse order is "Sirod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Soird". 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 Doris popular?



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

Celebrities named Doris

Doris Day

Doris Day is an actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Doris was born in 1924 as Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

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Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas is an actress, singer, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1956 to 2008. Donna was born in 1933 as Doris Smith in Pride, Louisiana, United States.

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Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1951 to present. Doris was born in 1930 as Doris May Green in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Doris Wishman

Doris Wishman is a director, producer, and writer. Doris was born in 1912 in New York City, United States.

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Doris Baaten

Doris was born in 1956.

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Past life for Doris born May 13, 1958

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 Egypt approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Doris

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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.

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