Meaning of Doctor
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Doctor has the following meaning:
A healer or physician. Derived from the Latin term "docere", which means "teacher" or "to teach".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Doctor is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Doctor in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Doctor is pronounced as dok-tur
The following names are baby names related to Doctor and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Doctor: Boys - Bedford
, Girls - Aleta
, Both genders - Bailey
Popular Variants for the name Doctor: Dock
We think the name Doctor should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Doctor to be: A talented and handsome man
In one word, you might describe Doctor as a(n) "talented
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The names of some famous persons by the name Doctor
(or its variants) are:Dr. J Winfield Erving II
, born on 22 February, a famous athlete. Dr. J Winfield Erving II 's background: A retired American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim.Doctor Khumalo
, born on 26 June, a famous athlete. Doctor Khumalo's background: A retired South African soccer player famous for being a star midfielder for Kaizer Chiefs as well as the South African national team, Bafana Bafana.Doctor Haydock Greenwood
, born on 31 October, a famous athlete. Doctor Haydock Greenwood 's background: An English footballer who played for Blackburn Rovers and made two appearances for England in 1882.