What does Dempsey mean?
Dempsey [dempsey] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dempsey is "proud". Boxer Jack Dempsey.
Dempsey has 1 variant: Dempsy.Creative forms:
(male) Dempley, Dersey, ..
(female) Dempie, .. Middle name pairings:
Dempsey Felipe (D.F.), ..
How popular is Dempsey?
Dempsey is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1215 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Dempsey reached its peak position of #788 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is presently at #1991. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Darsey, Delaney, Demas, Demos, Dempster, Denbey, Denley, Denney, Derbey, Destrey, Dewey▼, Dorsey▼, Jamsey, Jessey, Kelsey, Mersey, Pompey, Ramsey and Remmey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dempsey.See names in meaning and etymology.