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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 dream, your beacon ahead.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Your name in reverse order is "Sirod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Doirs". 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 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Doris" ranks #21 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 59 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of 11,716 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 region near the Rockies? 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 Jul 6, 2009

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 Northern India approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

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.

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

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