Dorian
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Given Name 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 may have taken it from the name of the ancient Greek tribe the Dorians, or from the surname DORAN.
Related Names
FEMININE FORM: Doriane (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Dorijan (Croatian), Doriano (Italian)
USER SUBMISSION: Dorián
Popularity
United States  ranked #563 
Belgium  - 
Croatia  ranked #48 
France  ranked #99 
Hungary  - 
Netherlands  ranked #429 
Poland  ranked #86