Name: Doris

Origin and Meaning of the Name Doris

  • Meaning:
    Dorian woman
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (DOR iss)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Doris)
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Miscellaneous Info for Doris

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Doris is an Ancient Greek name referring to a Dorian woman, from the Greek meaning "gift; bounty".
    In Greek mythology, Doris was the Oceanid wife of the sea-god Nereus, and mother of the fifty Nereides.

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