Dorian
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Given Name DORIAN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: DAWR-ee-ən (English), DAW-RYAHN (French)   [details]
Meaning & History
The name was first used by Oscar Wilde in his novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1891), which tells the story of a man whose portrait ages while he stays young. Wilde may have taken it from the name of the ancient Greek tribe the Dorians, or from the surname DORAN.
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FEMININE FORM: Doriane (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Dorijan (Croatian), Doriano (Italian)
USER SUBMISSION: Dorián
Popularity
United States  ranked #542 
Belgium  - 
Croatia  ranked #48 
France  ranked #196 
Hungary  - 
Netherlands  ranked #492 
Poland  ranked #86