Doris

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Greek Δωρις (Doris) = 'Dorian woman' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

The Dorians were a Greek tribe, and their name is probably related to the word δωρον (doron) = 'gift' [9] [3] [6]

2) Pet form of Dorothea [2] [5]

Related Names

Doris
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Dóris
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Icelandic
Dorris
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Tuuris
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Finish

See also Dora, Dorian

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Doris
Genitive: Doris'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Doris
Accusative: Doris
Dative: Doris
Genitive: Dorisar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Doris
Genitive: Doriksen
Partitive: Dorista
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Doris
Accusative: Doris
Dative: Doris
Genitive: Dorisar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Doris
Genitive: Doris'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Doris
Genitive: Doris' / Doris

Name Days

Norway Norway

7 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

15 January

Sweden Sweden

6 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
4795 8728 2 4
Denmark Denmark[12]
2549 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
489 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
8 10 0 0
Finland Finland[15]
n.a. 2248 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Doris(f) Sources: [11][12][13][15]

Sources: [11] [12] [13] [15]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  10. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi