Doris Name Meaning and Origin

Doris is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Doris means “Woman From Doris”.


Doris Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”



Doris is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “DAWR + is”


Doris Name Meaning:

Doris originates in Greek language and it is taken from the place name in Central Greece where the Dorian people lived. The Dorians were an ethnic group in Ancient Greece. As a feminine given name it has always been fairly popular, the famous bearer being the American actress and singer Doris Day. In Greek mythology, Doris was also an Oceanid, one of the sea nymphs.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Dorita, Dorice, Doriss, Dorise, Dorrise, Dorys, Doria, Dorika, Dorrys, Dorrit


Famous people with this name:

Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff “Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff”, American actress and singer;

Doris May Lessing, British novel;

Doris May Roberts, American actress;

Doris Kearns Goodwin, American historian and biographer;

Nicole Mourelatos “Doris Cellar”, American singer of band Freelance Whales;

Doris Elaine Troy, American R&B singer;

Doris Hart, American tennis player;

Doris Duke, American tobacco heiress;

Doris Okada Matsui, U.S. Congresswoman from California;

Hessy Doris Lloyd “Doris Lloyd”, English actress;

Doris Leuthard, VP of Switzerland;

Doris Bures, President of the National Council of Austria;

Doris Poppet Deakin, sister to Louis Tomlinson of band One Direction;

Valerie Doris Gresham, daughter of singer Solomon Burke ;




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