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Meaning of Doran

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The name Doran has the following meaning:

"Exiled Stranger" in Irish. Also a variant of the Hebrew name Doron, meaning "A gift from God".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Doran is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Doran in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Doran is pronounced as dor-uhn


Doran originates from the Irish language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Doran and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Doran: Boys - Driscoll, Finnegan, Gannon, Nevan, Girls - Molly, Both genders - Brady, Brian, Cody, Darby, Ennis, Gale


Popular Variants for the name Doran: Doren, Doron, Dorran, Doryn
The name Doran is itself a variant of Doron


We think the name Doran should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Doran to be: sensitive and kind

In one word, you might describe Doran as a(n) "kind" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Doran (or its variants) are:

Colleen Doran , born on 24 July, a famous writer. Colleen Doran 's background: Born in 1963, she is an American writer-artist, film conceptual artist and cartoonist. Her achievements include winning an art contest sponsored by the Walt Disney Company at the young age of five and creating her own comic book series, A Distant Soil, at the age of twelve. Throughout her career, she has illustrated hundreds of comics, graphic novels, books and magazines.

Daryl Doran , born on 29 March, a famous soccer player. Daryl Doran 's background: Born in 1963, he is a U.S. indoor soccer player who is currently playing for the St. Louis Illusion in the Professional Arena Soccer League. Besides playing for clubs, he has also managed and coached teams in his career. He was awarded NPSL Coach of the Year in 1994 and NPSL First Team All Star in 1998.

Matthew N. Doran, born on 30 March, a famous actor. Matthew N. Doran's background: Born in 1976 in New South Wales, he is an Australian actor best known for his role as 'Mouse' in The Matrix. He studied acting at the Australian Film and TV Academy for two years and won an award for Best Performance and Most Improved Student before he graduated from the school. He has acted in several films since 1998.
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