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Meaning and Name Origin

Dorsey \d(o)-rsey, dor-sey\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dorsey). Probably from the French d'Orsay, meaning "from Orsay". Band leader Tommy Dorsey; football player Dorsey Levens.


Dorsey has 2 variants: Dorsee and Dorsie.


Dorsey is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1216 out of 1220, Top 100%) but a very prominent last name for all people (#604 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Dorsey for boys. Dorsey reached its highest position of #484 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 Darcey, Darsey and Darsy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dorsey.