Infographic of Doris name meaning, which is “Mother of sea nymphs,” in allusion to Doris, a sea goddess of Greek mythology who was the mother of more than fifty Nereids, the mischievous sea nymphs who rode sea horses and were attendants upon Poseidon.
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Doris Name Popularity

How popular is the name Doris? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 63 1,520 0.4317%
1911 56 1,798 0.4828%
1912 48 2,647 0.5249%
1913 44 3,047 0.5374%
1914 36 4,429 0.6355%
1915 34 6,287 0.692%
1916 32 7,159 0.7411%
1917 25 7,818 0.7815%
1918 19 9,061 0.8443%
1919 18 9,430 0.9006%
1920 14 11,889 1.0693%
1921 13 13,151 1.1485%
1922 11 13,794 1.2381%
1923 11 14,607 1.3042%
1924 9 15,785 1.3593%
1925 8 16,072 1.422%
1926 7 16,291 1.4812%
1927 7 16,506 1.4912%
1928 7 16,565 1.5482%
1929 6 16,493 1.5923%
1930 9 15,467 1.4807%
1931 10 13,624 1.3804%
1932 10 12,910 1.3067%
1933 10 12,021 1.2903%
1934 11 11,620 1.202%
1935 13 10,602 1.091%
1936 15 9,218 0.9569%
1937 22 8,882 0.9014%
1938 25 8,600 0.8401%
1939 29 7,677 0.7547%
1940 31 7,762 0.7303%
1941 38 7,074 0.6285%
1942 41 7,172 0.568%
1943 40 7,122 0.5455%
1944 42 6,317 0.5097%
1945 46 5,818 0.4771%
1946 51 5,985 0.4056%
1947 58 6,022 0.3608%
1948 64 5,546 0.3474%
1949 69 5,281 0.3283%
1950 74 5,042 0.3131%
1951 79 5,023 0.2963%
1952 83 4,943 0.2832%
1953 87 4,898 0.2768%
1954 93 4,446 0.2432%
1955 101 4,243 0.2307%
1956 109 4,094 0.2168%
1957 119 3,720 0.1933%
1958 132 3,299 0.1746%
1959 137 3,137 0.1651%
1960 146 2,894 0.1527%
1961 161 2,568 0.136%
1962 171 2,361 0.1286%
1963 181 2,116 0.1179%
1964 191 1,911 0.1086%
1965 205 1,598 0.0977%
1966 216 1,390 0.089%
1967 242 1,145 0.0755%
1968 262 999 0.0665%
1969 275 1,002 0.065%
1970 314 832 0.0523%
1971 339 712 0.0474%
1972 363 563 0.0413%
1973 419 428 0.033%
1974 441 401 0.0309%
1975 484 338 0.0263%
1976 509 302 0.0234%
1977 544 286 0.0212%
1978 537 288 0.0214%
1979 609 244 0.0173%
1980 631 241 0.0165%
1981 645 228 0.0155%
1982 660 218 0.0146%
1983 676 199 0.0135%
1984 675 201 0.0135%
1985 659 225 0.0148%
1986 787 162 0.0107%
1987 797 168 0.011%
1988 819 175 0.0112%
1989 876 160 0.0099%
1990 840 184 0.0111%
1991 918 163 0.01%
1992 878 179 0.0112%
1993 1,088 116 0.0074%
1994 1,073 120 0.0078%
1995 1,140 102 0.0068%
1996 1,277 83 0.0055%
1997 1,319 79 0.0053%
1998 1,379 74 0.0049%
1999 1,356 79 0.0053%
2000 1,638 54 0.0035%
2001 1,508 69 0.0046%
2002 1,795 46 0.0031%
2003 2,026 36 0.0024%
2004 1,732 54 0.0035%
2005 1,986 40 0.0026%
2006 2,129 35 0.0022%
2007 1,919 47 0.003%
2008 1,798 56 0.0036%
2009 2,021 39 0.0026%
2010 2,201 29 0.002%
2011 2,250 26 0.0018%
2012 1,658 60 0.0042%
2013 2,011 35 0.0025%
2014 1,541 71 0.0049%
2015 1,678 55 0.0038%
2016 1,651 58 0.004%
2017 1,788 45 0.0032%
2018 1,536 64 0.0047%
2019 1,484 70 0.0052%

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Names Like Doris

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What names are variants of Doris?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Doris.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Doree

Gift; from Doris; gift

Greek

Dori

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift; gift of God

Latin

Doria

From Doris; gift

Greek

Dorian

Maintains possessions well; from Doris; gift

Persian

Dorice

From Doris; gift

Greek

Dorie

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift; good gift

Latin

Dorisa

From Doris; gift

Greek

Dorita

Gift; from Doris; gift; gift of God

Greek

Dorri

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift

Latin

Dorrie

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift

Latin

Dorris

From Doris; gift

Greek

Dorry

A gift; beloved; adored; from Doris; gift

Latin

Dorrys

From Doris; gift

Greek

Dory

Gilded

French

Dorys

From Doris; gift

Greek

Doryse

From Doris; gift

Greek


What names sound like Doris?

If you like how Doris sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Doris.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dorcie

Gazelle

Greek

Dorsie
Drisy

Latin

Tris

English


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