Dorian Family History
Dorian Name Meaning
Irish (Donegal and Down): variant of Doran . Romanian: from a short form of the personal name Teodorian derived from Teodor Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). French: possibly a variant of Dorient patronymic with fused preposition d(e) ‘of’ from a personal name derived from Latin Orientius the name borne by a Christian Latin poet and martyr of the 5th century. Probably an Americanized form of Armenian Deroyan a variant of Derian .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022