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Boy Name: Dempsey

Name: Dempsey
Pronunciation: \d(e)-mp-sey, dem-psey\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: proud
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Dempster, Tempest, Tempestt
Variant forms: Dempsy
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1253


Dempsey \d(e)-mp-sey, dem-psey\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dempsey is "proud". Boxer Jack Dempsey.

Dempsey has 1 variant form: Dempsy.

Baby names that sound like Dempsey are Dempster, Tempest and Tempestt.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dempsey.


Dempsey is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1253 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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