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Darcey (girl)

What does Darcey mean?

Darcey Pronunciation of Darcey as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Darcey) means "dark". Darcey is an alternate spelling of Darcie (Irish, Gaelic): also a Norman place name.


ASSOCIATED WITH dark (black)


VARIANTS Darsie, Darsi, Darsey, Darseigh, Darsee, Darcy, Darcia, Darci, Darceigh, Darcee, D'Arcy

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA DARCIE Darcel, Darcell, Darcelle, Darice



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How popular is Darcey?

Darcey is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3979 out of 4276, Top 93%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#35342 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Darcey was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #1726 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darcey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darcey outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Darcy (#1156 LAST YEAR), Darcel, Darci, Darcie and Darice are the prominent variation forms of Darcey ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Darcee, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Darcey was common among parents during 1970-1979 (AVERAGE #1298) and is now much lower (#1859, 79.1% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Darci falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darcey, Darcel, Darci, Darcie, Darcy, Darice in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darcey, Darcie, Darcy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Darcey is alike in pronunciation to Dorcey, Dorcie, Dorsay, Dorsea and Dorsey. Other recommended sound-alike names are Barbey, Cacey, Carey, Carley, Carrey, Caycey (see Casey), Dabney, Dace, Dacee, Dacey, Dacy, Daicee (see Dacey), Daicy, Daisey, Daney, Danney, Darbee, Darbey (see Darby), Darby, Dareece, Dareen, Dareese, Darel, Darien, Darrbey (see Darby), Darrby (see Darby), Darrel, Dorey, Dorice, Drisy, Drucy, Earley, Fancey, Harley, Jacey, Kacey, Karley, Kascey, Kaycey, Lacey, Laicey, Macey, Maicey, Marcee, Marcey, Marcy, Margey, Marjey (see Margaret), Marley, Marney, Marsey, Mercey, Nancey, Sarrey, Tacey and Yancey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darcey.

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