Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DAWR-een
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Meaning & History

Combination of DORA and the name suffix een. The name was (first?) used by novelist Edna Lyall in her novel Doreen (1894).

Related Names

DiminutiveDoretta
Masculine FormTheodore
Other Languages & CulturesIsidora, Theodora(Ancient Greek) Doroteya, Teodora, Todorka(Bulgarian) Dorotea, Doroteja, Dora, Tea(Croatian) Dorota(Czech) Dorothea, Dorte, Dorthe, Ditte, Dorete, Dorit, Ea, Tea, Thea(Danish) Dorothea, Dora(Dutch) Tiia, Tiiu(Estonian) Tea, Teija, Tiia(Finnish) Dorothée, Théodora, Théa(French) Dorothea, Dorothee, Thea, Theda(German) Theodora, Dora(Greek) Dorottya, Teodóra, Dóra, Dorina, Dorka, Izidóra(Hungarian) Theódóra, Dóra(Icelandic) Dorotea, Teodora, Dora, Doretta, Fedora, Isidora(Italian) Dorothea(Late Greek) Dārta(Latvian) Dorotėja, Urtė(Lithuanian) Dörthe(Low German) Doroteja, Teodora, Todorka(Macedonian) Dorothea, Ea, Tea, Thea(Norwegian) Dorota, Teodora, Dosia(Polish) Doroteia, Isidora, Teodora(Portuguese) Dorotéia(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Teodora(Romanian) Fedora, Feodora, Isidora(Russian) Doroteja, Isidora, Teodora, Dora(Serbian) Dorota(Slovak) Doroteja, Tea, Teja(Slovene) Dorotea, Isidora, Teodora, Dora, Dorita(Spanish) Dorotea, Teodora, Tea, Thea(Swedish)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019