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Girl Name: Dorsey

Name: Dorsey
Pronunciation: \d(o)-rsey, dor-sey\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dorsey's also a boy name)
Origin: French
Related Names: Dorcey
Sounds Like: Darsey, Darsee, Darcey, Doryse
Variant forms: Dorcie, Dorsay, Dorsea, Dorseigh, Dorsie
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 604


Dorsey \d(o)-rsey, dor-sey\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dorsey). Place name: possibly from the French word "d'Orsay", meaning "from Orsay", or related to Dorset, a county on the southern coast of England.

Dorsey has 5 variant forms: Dorcie, Dorsay, Dorsea, Dorseigh and Dorsie.

For more information, see also the related name Dorcey.

Baby names that sound like Dorsey are Darsey, Darsee, Darcey and Doryse.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dorsey.


Dorsey is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#604 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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