Name: Doctor

Origin and Meaning of the Name Doctor

  • Meaning:
    Someone of the medical profession
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  • Pronunciation:
    (DOK tor)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Doctor)
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Miscellaneous Info for Doctor

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An occupation name used in the late Victorian period. Names such as this were used by parents to associate their children with a highly regard profession. It has been in disuse for over a century.

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Popularity Rank of Doctor (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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