Doris Dearth in the US

  1. #25,823,813 Doris Deardorff
  2. #25,823,814 Doris Dearie
  3. #25,823,815 Doris Dearinger
  4. #25,823,816 Doris Dearo
  5. #25,823,817 Doris Dearth
  6. #25,823,818 Doris Dease
  7. #25,823,819 Doris Deason
  8. #25,823,820 Doris Deasy
  9. #25,823,821 Doris Deayestaran
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Meaning & Origins

From the classical Greek ethnic name meaning ‘Dorian woman’. The Dorians were one of the tribes of Greece; their name was traditionally derived from an ancestor, Dōros (son of Hellen, who gave his name to the Hellenes, i.e. the Greek people as a whole), but it is more likely that Dōros (whose name could be from dōron ‘gift’) was invented to account for a tribal name of obscure origin. In Greek mythology, Doris was a minor goddess of the sea, the consort of Nereus and the mother of his daughters, the Nereids or sea-nymphs, who numbered fifty (in some versions, more). The name was especially popular from about 1880 to about 1930, and was borne by the American film star Doris Day (b. 1924 as Doris Kappelhoff), among others.
189th in the U.S.
English: nickname from Middle English derth ‘famine’ (of uncertain application) or de(e)th ‘death’, Old English dē aÐ. The latter name would have been acquired by someone who had played the part of the personified figure of Death in a pageant or play, or else one who was habitually gloomy or sickly, and the insertion of the letter -r- may have been a deliberate attempt to dissociate the name from death.
11,865th in the U.S.

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