DORIAN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: DAWR-ee-ən (English)   [key]
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 probably took it from the name of the ancient Greek tribe the Dorians.
Related Names
FEMININE FORMS: Doria (English), Doriane (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Dorijan (Croatian), Doriano (Italian), Dorin (Romanian)
Popularity
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