Doris
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
DAWR-is
Meaning
Woman from Doris
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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. In Greek mythology, Doris was also an Oceanid, one of the sea nymphs. As a feminine given name it has always been fairly popular, the famous bearer being the American actress and singer Doris Day.

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Famous Doris

Doris Disney - published author
Doris Monteiro - jazz artist
Doris Anderson - writer
Doris Rogers - Member of the National Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
Doris Hart - tennis player
Doris Lloyd - actress
Doris Gates - writer
Doris Pocock - published author
Doris Day - actress
Doris Lee - American folk artist
Doris Tobias - writer
Doris Roberts - actress
Doris Smith - published author
Doris Kasson - writer

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