Dorian

Unisex

Meaning

From The Sea

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/ˈdɔːriən/

Traits associated with the name Dorian:

Dorian has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Dorian tend to be loving, strong-willed, industrious, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Dorian?

That you have an appreciation for the classics. Dorian Gray is a character from the classic novel The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.

Is Dorian a good dog name?

Dorian has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Dorian isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,489
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1,832
New York City Dog Name Database
2,667
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Dorian is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dorian was, in the past month, the 2006th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Dorian is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Dorian was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Dorian's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Dorian is most adored in Nebraska, Oregon and District of Columbia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Wisconsin and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Dorian.

Most popular breeds named Dorian:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. Dalmatian
  4. Chihuahua

Dorian is found in these categories:

greek dog names
greek

Derived from Dorians, an ancient Greek tribe.

Dog names like Dorian:

Loyal
Divine
From The Passage Of The Danes
Fuel; diminutive form of Matthias.
Little old sword
Brilliant Gem
Dorian dog name meaning

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Silvia Alejandra Tamat (Departamento de Guatemala, Guatemala)
What is a beautiful name for a dog
May 09, 2022 ◆ Translated

Let us know what you think of Dorian as a dog name!