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 Dossey

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Alt. Meaning

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

S is for sensible, the practical side.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dossey

Larry Dossey is an alternative-medicine advocate, public speaker, writer, and physician. Larry was born in 1940 in Groesbeck, Texas.


Ibrahim Dossey was a soccer player for the FC Brașov, FC Rapid București, CS Unirea Sânnicolau Mare, CS Pandurii Târgu Jiu, FCM Târgoviște, and Ghana national football team. Ibrahim was born on November 24th, 1972 in Accra. He breathed his last breath on December 9th, 2008.


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Popularity of Dossey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dossey U.S.
  White 92.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.79% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dossey

People with the last name Dossey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dossey

  • How Popular is the name Dossey? As a last name Dossey was the 20,864th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dossey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dossey is Wednesday, October 20th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Dossey? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dossey. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dossey: Your name in reverse order is Yessod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dsyoes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dossey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,264 people with the last name Dossey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dossey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dossey as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Dossey born May 6, 1943

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 Ireland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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