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What does Darice mean?

Darice Pronunciation of Darice [darice] as a girls' name. Modern feminine form of Darius.

Associated with: modern.


Darice has 2 variants: Dareece and Dareese.

Affiliated girl names: Dara, Darcie and Daria.

Creative forms:
(female) Derce, ..

(male) Daride, Darido, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darice Lucia (D.L.), ..

How popular is Darice?

Darice is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Darice is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Darice entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #1718 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Daria (#1681 last year), Darcie and Dara are the prominent related forms of Darice. Usage of these forms of Darice was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 (median #1177) and is now significantly less, with the version Dara going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darice, Dara, Darcie, Daria in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darice is pronounced similarly to Dorice, Doris and Doryse. Other suggested similar names are Carie, Carine, Catrice, Cerice, Charice, Clarice, Dace, Daicee (see Dacey), Daile, Dalise, Danice, Danie, Danise, Daralice, Darbee, Darbie, Darcee, Darcel, Darcey, Darcia, Dari, Darian, Dariele (see Daria), Darille, Darina, Darion, Darissa, Darline, Darnae, Darsee, Darsi, Darsie, Dasie, Davine, Delice, Denice, Derica, Dericka, Derrica, Dorcey, Dorcie, Dorika, Dorine, Dorisa, Drucie, Farica, Janice, Jarica, Kaprice, Karie, Karine, Katrice, Klarice, Lanice, Larine, Latrice, Laurice, Marice, Maricel, Marie, Marike, Marine, Marise, Nanice, Narine, Nerice, Patrice, Ranice, Sarie, Sarine, Sharice and Vardice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darice.

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