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Meaning and name origin

Dorkas \d(o)-rkas, dor-kas\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dorkas is "gazelle". Dorkas is a variant of Dorcas (Greek); biblical: a woman who "abounded in good deeds and gifts of mercy".


Dorkas has 1 variant form: Dorcass.


Dorkas is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dorkas and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Dorcas. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dorkas and related baby names outside U.S.