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Gender: Male Origin of Dorset: English place-name

The name Dorset is a boy's name of English origin. Dorset and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

With Devon so overused, consider a move to the undiscovered neighboring county -- though it's nowhere near as euphonious, rhyming with corset.

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Famous People Named Dorset

Garret Dorset Wall, U.S. Senator from New Jersey

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