Name Doris Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Doris


Doris is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Doris

Doris is considered a short form of the name Dorothea, which is of Greek origin. In Greek mythology Doris was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and therefore an Oceanid. She had 50 daughters with Nereus, the so-called Nereids.

What is the meaning of the name Doris?

Doris means “gift” (from ancient Greek “dôron/δῶρον”) and “Dorian woman”.

Pronunciation of Doris

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Popularity of the name Doris

The name Doris is ranked #6513 overall.

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