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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DOR-CHEHS-tər  [key]

Meaning & History

Derived from either the village in Oxfordshire, or the county town of Dorset, England (both of which have the same name). Both are named with a Celtic name, respectively Dorcic and Durnovaria combined with Old English ceaster meaning "Roman fort, walled city".
Added 1/5/2021 by General9696
Edited 1/5/2021 by General9696