What does Darcy mean?
Darcy [dar-cy] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Darcy) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Darcy is "dark". Also a Norman place name, "from Arcy". Literary: Jane Austen named the haughty hero of "Pride and Prejudice" "Mr. Darcy", with connotations of Norman aristocracy.
Affiliated boy name: Darcel.
1 feminine form: Dorcey.Creative forms:
(male) Dancy, Darce, ..
(female) Darsa, Darty, .. Middle name pairings:
Darcy Baker (D.B.), ..
How popular is Darcy?
Darcy is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6709 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Darcy entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #949 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Darcy is pronounced similarly to Darcio and Dorsey▼. Other recommended names are Dabny, Dace, Dacey, Dack, Dacy, Daffy, Dagny, Dahey, Dahy, Daicey, Daicy, Daily, Daley, Daly, Danby, Dandy, Danny▼, Dar, Darach, Daran, Darbey, Darby, Dard, Darek, Darel, Daren▼, Daric, Darick, Darin▼, Dario▲, Darko, Daron, Darro, Darry, Darryl▼, Darryn, Dart, Darwyn, Daryl▼, Daryn, Davey, Davy, Day, Derby, Derry, Dirck, Dory, Dray, Jacy, Kacy, Lacy▼, Macy, Pearcy, Percy▼ and Yancy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darcy.See names in meaning and etymology.