Doris

Female

Meaning

Sea

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdɔɹɪs/

Traits associated with the name Doris:

Dogs named Doris tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and friendship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It also suggests that you have a fondness for classic names.

Is Doris a good dog name?

Doris has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Doris 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

1,257
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1,638
New York City Dog Name Database
1,670
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Doris was, in the past month, the 1440th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Doris is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Doris was viewed 65 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Doris is most adored in Louisiana, South Carolina and Florida.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Colorado, Illinois and Texas.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Doris:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Dachshund
  4. Boxer
  5. Jack Russell Terrier

Doris is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 1950s, it's now more associated with vintage Hollywood starlets.

funny dog names
funny

Associations with old-fashioned human names evoke humor in pet naming.

british dog names
british

Popular British name, often used in literature and media.

Dog names like Doris:

Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Gift
Gift of God.
the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
Delicate, Weakened
A moody princess
Doris dog name meaning

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