Meaning of Doris

Do•ris

Pronunciation: (dôr'is, dōr'-, dor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient region in central Greece: the earliest home of the Dorians.
  2. a region in SW Asia Minor, on the coast of Caria: Dorian settlements.

Do•ris

Pronunciation: (dôr'is, dōr'-, dor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids.
  2. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “bountiful.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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