Doreen

First Name
46k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page
Top Celebrities That Influenced Baby Names
Can you guess who ranks #1? Click each list to find out

How to Pronounce Doreen

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from New York, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Doreen?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Doreen mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Doreen

"Doreen" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Gift". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, anglicized from of Gaelic Dáireann or Doirind, of uncertain origin; or an Irish type variant of Dora.

Notable Persons Named Doreen

Doreen was born in 1958.

Popularity:

Doreen Edith Dominy Valiente was a wiccan priestess, writer, and wicca. Doreen was born on January 4th, 1922 in Mitcham, London. She breathed her last breath on September 1st, 1999.

Popularity:

Doreen Mantle is an actor.

Popularity:

Doreen Massey is a in the fields of economic geography and social geography. Doreen was given the name Doreen Barbara Massey in 1944 in Manchester, England, UK.

Popularity:

Popularity:

Doreen was born on April 13th, 1943 in London, England, UK.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Doreen in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 6 6 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 10 10 0
1910 7 7 0
1911 9 9 0
1912 18 18 0
1913 17 17 0
1914 23 23 0
1915 23 23 0
1916 39 39 0
1917 45 45 0
1918 46 46 0
1919 59 59 0
1920 70 70 0
1921 81 81 0
1922 104 104 0
1923 177 177 0
1924 184 184 0
1925 191 191 0
1926 212 212 0
1927 209 209 0
1928 221 221 0
1929 239 239 0
1930 254 254 0
1931 346 346 0
1932 295 295 0
1933 309 309 0
1934 271 271 0
1935 276 276 0
1936 237 237 0
1937 270 270 0
1938 330 330 0
1939 271 271 0
1940 281 281 0
1941 297 297 0
1942 334 334 0
1943 357 357 0
1944 379 379 0
1945 481 481 0
1946 781 781 0
1947 853 853 0
1948 867 867 0
1949 831 826 5
1950 756 756 0
1951 815 815 0
1952 945 945 0
1953 1,180 1,180 0
1954 1,137 1,137 0
1955 1,559 1,559 0
1956 2,571 2,571 0
1957 2,527 2,520 7
1958 2,404 2,396 8
1959 2,206 2,206 0
1960 1,916 1,908 8
1961 1,847 1,847 0
1962 1,750 1,743 7
1963 1,803 1,798 5
1964 1,832 1,832 0
1965 1,515 1,510 5
1966 1,219 1,212 7
1967 1,050 1,050 0
1968 910 910 0
1969 860 854 6
1970 708 708 0
1971 556 556 0
1972 425 425 0
1973 351 351 0
1974 317 317 0
1975 268 268 0
1976 212 212 0
1977 186 186 0
1978 179 179 0
1979 151 151 0
1980 145 145 0
1981 108 108 0
1982 116 116 0
1983 120 120 0
1984 90 90 0
1985 74 74 0
1986 79 79 0
1987 76 76 0
1988 70 70 0
1989 71 71 0
1990 72 72 0
1991 48 48 0
1992 67 67 0
1993 53 53 0
1994 40 40 0
1995 35 35 0
1996 33 33 0
1997 30 30 0
1998 31 31 0
1999 34 34 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 27 27 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 23 23 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 13 13 0
2007 26 26 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 20 20 0
2012 18 18 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 29 29 0
2015 27 27 0
2016 28 28 0

Explain the Trends

Do you know what increased the popularity of Doreen or caused it to decline? Let us know below

Where is the name Doreen popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Doreen as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Doreen as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in Hawaii, Rhode Island, or Connecticut.

Popularity of Doreen as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Doreen as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, Ohio, or Montana.

Common last names for Doreen

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Williams
  • Nelson
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Young
  • Mitchell
  • Roberts

Fun Facts about the name Doreen

  • How Popular is the name Doreen? Doreen is the 1,037th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Doreen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46,297 babies born with the first name Doreen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Doreen to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Doreen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Doreen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Doreen is Friday, July 1st, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Doreen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Doreen was in 1956 with a total of 2,571 babies. That's a lot of babies named Doreen!
  • Random Doreen Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Doreen ranks 66th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 23 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Doreen: Your name in reverse order is Neerod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edneor. How do you pronounce that?

What Doreens Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Doreen

Name poster for Doreen(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.