Doris

Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #2281 in 2013 and #1706 in 2014.

Famous People

Doris Day (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Doris Roberts (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Doris Dowling (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Doris Hart (Tennis Player), Doris Belack (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Doris Singleton (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Doris Packer (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Doris Coley (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Meaning(s):

-(astronomy) Short for (w 48 Doris), a main belt asteroid.

-(British slang) One's girl friend, wife or significant other.

-(Cockney rhyming slang) gay

-(Greek mythology) The daughter of Oceanus, wife of Nereus and mother of fifty sea-nymphs or nereids.

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-), taken to regular use at the end of the 19th century.

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name) borrowed from English usage, popular in the mid-twentieth century.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( female name) borrowed from English usage, popular in the 1920s and the 1930s.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name) borrowed from English usage, popular in the 1920s and the 1930s.

In Translingual

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Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Dorididae sea slugs, specifically, dorid nudibranchs)