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Dorsey (boy)

What does Dorsey mean?

Dorsey Pronunciation of Dorsey [dorsey] 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.

Associated with: leader.

Variations

Dorsey has 2 variants: Dorsee and Dorsie.

Creative forms:
(male) Donsey, Drisey, ..

(female) Dorney, Dorseyda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorsey Alfred (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dorsey?

Dorsey is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1216 out of 1220, Top 100%) but a very prominent last name for all people (#763 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Dorsey for boys. Dorsey reached its highest position of #486 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby 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 Darcey, Darcy, Darsey, Darsy and Deorsa. Other suggested similar names are Corey, Corley, Corney, Correy, Darbey, Darek, Derbey, Derek, Derrek, Dirke, Dontey, Dooley, Dore, Doriel, Dorien, Dorrel, Dorren, Dory, Dotsen (see Dotson), Fursey, Horsley, Horsly (see Horsley), Jorey, Korey, Korrey (see Kory), Mersey, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Morse, Rorey, Sorley, Torey and Torrey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dorsey.


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