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Meaning and name origin

Darcy \d(a)-rcy, dar-cy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.

Darcy has 4 variant forms: D'Arcy, Darcey, Darsey and Darsy.

For more information, see also the related boy name Darcel.

There is 1 feminine form of Darcy: Dorcey.


Darcy is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13816 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Darcy is also pronounced similarly to Darcio. Other suggested similar baby names are Dacy, Daicy, Darach, Darby, Darek, Daric, Darick, Darko, Darry and Dirck. Like Darcy, these names are not commonly used.


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