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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #138 most popular

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 dandy, a description of you!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

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

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


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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Doris" is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 214 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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.


Donna Douglas

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


Doris Roberts

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


Doris Wishman

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


Doris Baaten

Doris was born in 1956.


Past life for Doris born May 16, 1985

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 Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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