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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dore

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D is for direct, you get to the point

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

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

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Notable Persons Named Dore

Dore Schary was a screenwriter, playwright, film director, and studio executive. Dore was given the name Isadore Schary on August 31st, 1905 in Newark, New Jersey, US. He passed away on July 7th, 1980.


Dore Gold is a president. Dore was born in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.


Dore was born in 1928.


Dore was born on December 12th, 1911 in Dresden. She died on December 31st, 1967.


Dore was born on July 25th, 1984.


Dore was born on June 4th, 1863. He left this life on June 18th, 1908.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dore

Gustave Doré was an artist in the fields of painting, engraving, and illustration. Gustave was born on January 6th, 1832 in Strasbourg, France. He passed away on January 23rd, 1883.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Jimmy was given the name James Patrick Dore on July 26th, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Julien Doré is a pop music, folk music, and alternative rock singer-songwriter and actor. He was most prominent from 2007 to present. Julien was born on July 7th, 1982 in Alès, Gard, France.


Garance Doré is a blogger, illustrator, photographer, and author. Garance was born on May 1st, 1975 in Corsica, France.


Jon Dore is an actor and comedian. Jon was born on November 2nd, 1975 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Edna Doré was an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1960 to 2011. Edna was given the name Edna Lillian Gorring on May 31st, 1921 in Bromley, Kent, England, UK. She passed away on April 11th, 2014.


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International Interest for Dore

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Popularity of Dore as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dore U.S.
  White 84.12% 64.26%
  African American 7.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dore

People with the last name Dore are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dore

  • How Popular is the name Dore? Dore is the 26,020th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dore was the 6,662nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 213 babies born with the first name Dore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dore to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dore is Saturday, November 13th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Dore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dore was in 1957 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Dore Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dore is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Dore: Your name in reverse order is Erod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ored. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,075 people with the last name Dore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dore? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Dore as their last name.

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