Dorian

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Gender: M Meaning of Dorian: "from Doris" Origin of Dorian: Greek Dorian's Popularity in 2014: #535

The Dorians were an ancient Greek tribe, one of the three major pre-Spartan tribes. It was introduced as a first name by Oscar Wilde in his 1890 novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the story of a narcissistic character who retains his youthful good looks while his portrait in the attic ages grotesquely. Despite this negative reference, Dorian's attributes have kept it consistently on the boys'list since the 1960's.

Actor Dorian Harewood has been a familiar presence in movies and on TV.

Rhythmic and unusual, Dorian makes a distinctive choice.

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Famous People Named Dorian

(Willie) Dorian Harewood, American actor
Dorian Kingi, American stuntman/actor and son of actress Lindsay Wagner
Dorian Missick, American actor
Dorian Edward West, English rugby union player
Dorian Alan Peña, Filipino-Brazilian-American basketball player

Pop Culture References for the Name Dorian

"The Picture of Dorian Gray," novel by Oscar Wilde
Jonathan Michael "J.D." Dorian, character on TV's "Scrubs"
Dorian Havilliard, main character in Sarah J. Maas's Throne of Glass series
Dorian the DRN Robot, character on TV's "Almost Human"
Dorian Long, character on TV's "Moesha"
Dorian Pavus, character in video game "Dragon Age: Inquisition"
Dorian Lagatos, main character in 2004 film "Dorian Blues"
Dorian Hawkmoon, character in Michael Moorcock's Eternal Champion series

Dore, Dorien, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorryen

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