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Meaning and name origin

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

Dorsey has 2 variant forms: Dorsee and Dorsie.


Dorsey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1216 out of 1220) but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#604 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Dorsey is also pronounced similarly to Darcey, Darsey and Darsy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dorsey.


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