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

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Origin and Meaning of Dortch

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Alt. Meaning

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for rock star, let it out!

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dortch

William Dortch was a from North Carolina, Confederate States Senator, fromNorth Carolina, and Congress of the Confederate States. William was born on August 23rd, 1824 in Nash County, North Carolina. He died on November 21st, 1889.


Elam Sparks "E. S." Dortch was a cotton and plantations in the american south. Elam was born on September 13th, 1841 in Claiborne County, Mississippi, USA. Elam is also known as Elam Sparks Dortch. He died on April 29th, 1943.


Isaac Foote Dortch is a military person.


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Popularity of Dortch as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dortch U.S.
  White 34.67% 64.26%
  African American 60.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dortch

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dortch

  • How Popular is the name Dortch? As a last name Dortch was the 6,965th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dortch first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dortch is Monday, November 30th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Dortch? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dortch. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dortch: Your name in reverse order is Hctrod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Drhtco. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dortch? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,817 people with the last name Dortch.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dortch? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Dortch as their last name.

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