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What does Darci mean?

Darci Pronunciation of Darci [dar-ci] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Darci is "dark". Darci is a version of Darcie (Irish, Gaelic): also a Norman place name.

Associated with: dark (black).


Darci has 11 variants: D'Arcy, Darcee, Darceigh, Darcey, Darcia, Darcy, Darsee, Darseigh, Darsey, Darsi and Darsie.

3 more relations via Darcie: Darcel, Darcell and Darice.

Creative forms:
(female) Daci, Darce, ..

(male) Dardi, Darri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darci Anastasia (D.A.), ..

How popular is Darci?

Darci is a very popular first name for women (#1631 out of 4276, Top 38%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Darci was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #791 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darci name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darci outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Darcel, Darcey, Darcie, Darcy (#1394 via latest list) and Darice are the popular variation forms of Darci ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Darci were at the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (usage of 0.04%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.01%, 82% less), with the version Darcy becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darci, Darcel, Darcey, Darcie, Darcy, Darice in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darcey, Darcie, Darcy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Darci is alike in pronunciation to Dorcey, Dorcie and Dorsie. Other suggested similar names are Caci, Cayci (see Casey), Dace, Dacia, Dacie, Dacy, Daffi, Dai, Daicy, Daisi, Dani, Danni, Dara, Darah, Darb, Darbie, Darby, Darda, Darel, Dari, Daria, Darla, Daron, Darra, Darya, Daryl, Daryn, Daysi, Deyci, Dori, Dorri, Dulci, Jaci, Kaci, Kasci, Kayci, Laci, Maci, Marci, Merci and Nanci. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darci.

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