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Meaning and name origin

Dorcas \d(o)-rcas, dor-cas\ as a girl's name is pronounced DOR-kuss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dorcas is "gazelle". Biblical: a woman who "abounded in good deeds and gifts of mercy". Greek version of Tabitha, well used by Puritans.

Dorcas has 3 variant forms: Dorcass, Dorcie and Dorkas.


Popularity

Dorcas is a very popular first name for females (#1388 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#73443 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dorcas for girls (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dorcas name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dorcas and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dorcas and Tabitha. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dorcas, Tabitha in U.S.

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

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