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Popularity
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dorsey

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Orsay in France
  • #3157 All Time
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How popular is the name "Dorsey" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Dorsey? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,212 babies born with the name Dorsey in the United States. That's more than enough Dorseies to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dorsey" was in 1916 with a total of 160 babies.

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dorsey" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 54 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 176 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Dorsey" mean?

Dorsey (English): From Orsay in France

The name "Dorsey" is of English origin and it means "From Orsay in France". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for rational, the way you think.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yesrod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rsyedo". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Dorsey popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dorsey in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Dorsey

Dorsey Levens

Dorsey Levens is a NFL player. Dorsey was born in 1970 in Syracuse, New York.

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Past life for Dorsey born Jul 3, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Dorsey

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