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).