Doris - Meaning of Doris
The name Doris is widely used; it has 33 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Doralia, Doralice, Doralie, Doralis, Dorea, Doree, Dorelia, Dori, Doria, Dorian, Doriana, Dorianna, Dorianne, Dorice, Dorie, Dorika, Dorise, Doriss, Dorita, Dorri, Dorrian, Dorrise, Dorrit, Dorry, Dorrys, Dorys, and Doryse. Other English forms include the diminutives Dorrie and Dory, and the spelling variant Dorris. Forms used in foreign languages include the Hawaiian Dorisa, the Hebrew Dorit, and the Hawaiian Kolika.
Doris is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1929, 1.425% of baby girls were given the name Doris. It had a ranking of #6 then. The baby name has substantially fallen in popularity since then, and is now used on an infrequent scale. Within all girl names in its family, Doris was nonetheless the most popular in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Doris include Darcee, Darcey, Darci, Darcie, Darcy, Darice, Darka, Darsea, Darsee, Darsell, Darsey, Darsha, Darsi, Darsie, Darsy, Derrica, Deryca, Derycca, Derycia, and Doorga.
† Pronunciation for Doris: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
Details of famous persons named Doris:
Author Doris Lessing, born Doris May Taylor 22 October 1919, Kermanshah, Iran.
Singer Doris Day, born Doris von Kappelhoff 3 April 1924, Cincinnati, Ohio.