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Meaning of Dorris

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The name Dorris has the following meaning:

The feminine counterpart of the masculine name Dorian. It is also a place name, an area in Greece, but is more commonly known as a first name. This form is also more common than Doria, and has enjoyed tremendous popularity especially between the 1900s - 1930s.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Dorris is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Dorris in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Dorris is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Doris.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Doris.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Dorris and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dorris: Boys - Adonis, Alek, Alexander, Ambrose, Ammon, Anacletus, Basil, Cletus, Cole, Cristopher, Cyril, Girls - Berenice, Delphina, Eris, Evangeline, Genesis, Hermione, Karan, Marquita, Medea, Media, Naida, Nephele, Ressie, Selene, Tabitha, Tia, Both genders - Agnes, Alpha, Andra, Andrew, Angel, Barbara


The name Dorris is a variant of Doris. Other popular variants of the name Doris are: Doralie, Dorelia, Doria, Dorice, Dorit (Hebrew), Dorita, Dorris (English), Dorys, Doryse


We think the name Dorris should fall under the following style category: Classics.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dorris to be: A clean-cut, cheerful girl who is very chatty and pleasant

In one word, you might describe Dorris as a(n) "chatty" person.

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