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What does Dorkas mean?

Dorkas Pronunciation of Dorkas [dorkas] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and Dorkas means "gazelle". Dorkas is a variant form of Dorcas (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Dorkas has 1 variant: Dorcass.

1 more alternative form via Dorcas: Dorcie.

Creative forms:
(female) Doras, ..

(male) Dordar, Dorkan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dorkas Skyler (D.S.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Dorkas (outside Top 2000) is Dorcas. Adoption of this relation of Dorkas was at its most widespread 95 years ago (usage of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorcas in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Borka, Dallas, Dara, Darah, Darda, Darla, Darra, Darrah, Darya, Decka, Deka, Deora, Dereka, Derran, Dobra, Docia, Doda, Dola, Dona, Donia, Donika, Donna, Donya, Dora, Dorae, Dorah, Doran, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorena, Dorene, Doreyn, Doria, Dorian, Doriana, Dorice, Dorie, Dorika, Dorina, Dorine, Doris, Dorisa, Dorit, Dorita, Doritt, Dorma, Doro, Dorona, Dorota, Dorran, Dorri, Dorria, Dorris, Dorrit, Dorrma (see Dorma), Dorry, Dorrys, Dorsay, Dorsea, Dorsey, Dorsie, Dortha, Dorthy, Dory, Doryne (see Doreen), Dorys, Dosha, Dosya, Doura, Dova, Dowan (see Dawn), Drea, Drora and Karas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dorkas.

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