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Dorcas 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.
Baby names that sound like Dorcas are Trixy and Trix.
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Popularity of Dorcas
Dorcas is a very popular first name for women (#1388 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#73443 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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