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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. DAWR-ee-ən(English)
DAW-RYAHN(French)
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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.

Related Names

Feminine FormDoriane(French)
Other Languages & CulturesDorijan(Croatian) Doriano(Italian)
User SubmissionDorián

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