Meaning and Origin of: Doris

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Of the sea

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish (Connacht and Ulster) : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhruis (earlier Ó Dubhrosa), ‘descendant of Dubhros’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ros ‘wood’.
  • French : habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from Oris-en-Rattier, Isère.