First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Dorsa mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Dorsa

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Canada says the name Dorsa is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Precious and valuable Like a Pearl".
  • A user from Iran says the name Dorsa is of Persian origin and means "As a pearl".
  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Dorsa means "Like a pearl" and is of Persian origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Dorsa means "Like a pearl" and is of Persian origin.
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Dorsa is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Like a pearl".
Other origins: Italian

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  1. plural of dorsum

dorsa was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dorsa

Cibele Dorsa was an actress, model, and writer. Cibele was born on October 14th, 1974 in São Paulo. She left this life on March 26th, 2011.


Frank was born in 1907. He left this life in 1996.


Bart Dorsa is a in the field of photography. Bart was born in 1967 in California, United States.


Angelo Dorsa is an athlete for the GC Biaschesi.


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Popularity of Dorsa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dorsa U.S.
  White 91.64% 64.26%
  African American 2.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dorsa

People with the last name Dorsa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dorsa

  • How Popular is the name Dorsa? Dorsa is the 46,943rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dorsa was the 53,913th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dorsa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51 babies born with the first name Dorsa in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dorsa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dorsa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorsa is Thursday, June 2nd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dorsa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorsa was in 2009 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Dorsa Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dorsa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Dorsa: Your name in reverse order is Asrod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dosra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dorsa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 383 people with the last name Dorsa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dorsa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dorsa as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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