The meaning of the name Dori is Gift Or Generation. The origin of the name Dori is Greek. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Diminutive of the female name Dora or a form of the Hebrew name Dor, which means "generation or my generation."
Dori Previn, poet and song writer. Also an animated character (fish) voiced by Ellen DeGeneres in the movies "Finding Nemo" and "Finding Dori."