Dorian Name Meaning & Origin

Dorian

Pronunciation: DOH-ree-ən (key)

Origin of the name Dorian:

Derived from the Greek Dōrios, one of the four main tribes of ancient Greece who settled in the mountainous area known as Doris. Var: Doran.

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Dory, Dor

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Famous real-life people named Dorian

Dorian Harewood, Actor. "Gothika", "Full Metal Jacket"
Dorian Yeates, Professional Body Builder

Dorian in song, story & screen

Dorian Gray, the beautiful and amoral subject of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Dorian Pavus, the Tevinter Altus mage from the Bioware game, Dragon Age Inquisition.

Dorian Havilliard in the Throne of Glass series.

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