Given Name DOREEN

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DAWR-een  [details]

Meaning & History

Combination of DORA and the name suffix een. The name was (first?) used by novelist Edna Lyall in her novel 'Doreen' (1894).
DIMINUTIVES: Doretta, Dorita
MASCULINE FORMS: Isadore, Isidore, Theodore
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Isidora, Theodora (Ancient Greek), Teodora, Todorka (Bulgarian), Dorotea, Doroteja, Dora, Tea (Croatian), Dorota (Czech), Dorothea, Dorte, Dorthe, Ditte, Dorete, Dorit, Ea, Tea, Thea (Danish), Dorothea, Dora (Dutch), Tea, Teija, Tiia (Finnish), Dorothée (French), Dorothea, Thea, Theda (German), Theodora, Dora (Greek), Dorottya, Teodóra, Dóra, Dorina, Dorka, Izidóra (Hungarian), Theódóra, Dóra (Icelandic), Dorotea, Teodora, Dora, Doretta, Isidora (Italian), Dorothea (Late Greek), Dorotėja, Urtė (Lithuanian), Dörthe (Low German), Doroteja, Isidora, Teodora, Todorka (Macedonian), Dorothea, Ea, Tea, Thea (Norwegian), Dorota, Teodora, Dosia (Polish), Doroteia, Isidora, Teodora (Portuguese), Dorotéia (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Teodora (Romanian), Feodora, Fedora, Isidora (Russian), Doroteja, Isidora, Teodora, Dora (Serbian), Dorota (Slovak), Doroteja, Tea, Teja (Slovene), Dorotea, Isidora, Teodora, Dora, Dorita (Spanish), Dorotea, Teodora, Ea, Tea, Thea (Swedish)

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Entry updated February 27, 2010