Doreen f
English: derivative of DORA (SEE Dora), with the addition of the productive suffix -een (in origin an Irish diminutive). The name came into use at the beginning of the 20th century, when there was a particular vogue for such names. See also DOREAN (SEE Dorean).
Variants: Dorene, Dorine.

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