What does Dorkas mean?
Dorkas /dor-k-as/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Dorkas' root is Greek, and Dorkas means "gazelle". Dorkas is a variant form of Dorcas (Greek) with the suffix -kas.
Dorkas has 1 variant: Dorcass.
Dorkas has 1 more alternative form via Dorcas: Dorcie.Kreatif forms: Dorxie, Drakas. [more]
How popular is Dorkas?
Dorkas is an unusual given name for females. Dorkas is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent varying form of Dorkas (outside Top 1000) is Dorcas. Adoption of this girl name was at its most widespread during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.344%) and is now significantly lower, with Dorcas becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Dorkas and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)