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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dawsey

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Alt. Meaning

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dawsey

Lawrence Dawsey is a football player. He was most prominent from 1991 to 1999. Lawrence was born on November 16th, 1967 in Dothan, Alabama. Lawrence is also known as Dawsey and Lawrence Leneir.


Tony Dawsey is a musician. His ongoing career started in 1980.


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Popularity of Dawsey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dawsey U.S.
  White 59.82% 64.26%
  African American 36.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dawsey

People with the last name Dawsey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dawsey

  • How Popular is the name Dawsey? As a last name Dawsey was the 24,648th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dawsey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dawsey is Sunday, September 25th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Dawsey? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dawsey. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dawsey: Your name in reverse order is Yeswad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wysead. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dawsey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,013 people with the last name Dawsey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dawsey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dawsey as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Dawseys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Dawsey born Jul 11, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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