Origin of Dorian; from Classical Latin Dorius ; from Classical Greek Dōrios ; from Dōris
a native of Doris; member of one of the four main peoples of the ancient Greeks
One of a Hellenic people that invaded Greece around 1100 BC and remained culturally and linguistically distinct within the Greek world.
Origin of DorianLatin Dōriānus, from Dōrius, from Greek Dōrios, from Dōris, Doris.
(comparative more Dorian, superlative most Dorian)
- of or relating to the Dorians
- a member of the Dorians
- A male given name, apparently first used by Oscar Wilde in his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891).