Meaning and Origin of Doris - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Doris

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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.