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What does Dorsey mean?

Dorsey Pronunciation of Dorsey [dorsey] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Dorsey). Place name: possibly from the French word "d'Orsay", meaning "from Orsay", or related to Dorset, a county on the southern coast of England.

Associated with: england.


Dorsey has 5 variants: Dorcie, Dorsay, Dorsea, Dorseigh and Dorsie.

Affiliated girl name: Dorcey.

Creative forms:
(female) Dersey, Dorney, ..

(male) Dorley, Dorus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorsey Jurnee (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dorsey?

Dorsey is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#763 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dorsey has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorsey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dorsey outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dorsey is pronounced similarly to Darcee, Darcey, Darcy, Darsee, Darsey, Darsi and Darsie. Other suggested similar names are Cordey, Corey, Corley, Correy, Daisey, Darbey (see Darby), Dodey, Dolley, Dorae, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Doreen, Dorey, Doreyn, Dorice, Dorie, Dorika, Doris, Dorisa, Dorris, Dorry, Dorrys, Dorthy, Dory, Dorys, Doryse (see Doris), Dottey (see Dorothy), Drisy, Drucy, Jorey, Josey, Korey, Korrey, Lorey, Marsey, Mersey, Posey, Rosey, Torey and Torrey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorsey.

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