- Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks of Doris; Doric; as, a Dorian fashion.
- [Mus] Same as Doric, 3." Dorianmood." [Milton.]
in the U.S.
Pronunciation of Dorian
How popular is the baby name Dorian in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Dorian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,231 babies born with the name Dorian in the United States. That's more than enough Dorians to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dorian" was in 2008 with a total of 641 babies.
According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dorian" is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 533 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Dorian popular?
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Dorian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dorian as well as things modernly associated with the name Dorian such as celebrities named Dorian.
Origin and Meaning of Dorian
The name "Dorian" is of Greek origin, and it means "From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
- The ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC
- A member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
- Of or relating to the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris, to their Doric dialect of Greek, or to their culture
Dorian was born in 1976 in East Orange, New Jersey.
Other Inspirations for the Name Dorian
D is for dream, your beacon ahead.
O is for ornate, nothing plain here!
R is for realist, the way you are.
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
A is for agreeable, the best side of you!
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Your name in reverse order is "Nairod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iadnor". 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.
Past life for Dorian born Dec 3, 2005
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.