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Gender: M Meaning of Dorian: "from Doris" Origin of Dorian: Greek Dorian's Popularity in 2013: #544

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

Dorian Harewood, American actor
Dorian Kingi, American stuntman/actor and son of actress Lindsay Wagner
Dorian Missick, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Dorian

Dorian Havilliard, a character from Sarah J. Maas's Throne of Glass series
Dorian Gray, a character in a novel by Oscar Wilde
Dr. Dorian, a character from the TV show "Scrubs"
Dorian Cramer, a character from the soap "One Life to Live"
Dorian the DRN Robot on "Almost Human"
Dorian Long, character played by Ray J on TV series Moesha
Dorian Pavus, character in the "Dragon Age: Inquisition" video game

Dore, Dorien, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorryen

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