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Gender: Male Meaning of Doran: "stranger, exile" Origin of Doran: Irish

The name Doran is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "stranger, exile". Doran and discussed in our forums with posts like "Gender Bender Makeover (10 Names)".

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Strong but gentle Irish last-name-first. Could bring to mind long-running rock group Duran Duran.

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Pop Culture References for the name Doran

Doran the Dragonlover, character in Emily Rodda's "Deltora" series
Doran Martell, the prince of Dorne in George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series and HBO's "Game of Thrones"

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