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Dorcas Meaning


What does Dorcas mean?

The name Dorcas is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Dorcas is "gazelle".

Dorcas is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Dor-cas.

The Given Name Dorcas

Dorcas is a form of Tabitha. See Tabitha for further details.

Dorcas is a name with authenticness.

This great little girl name has a natural greatness.

Wrap it up and take it home, Dorcas may just be the name you're looking for.

Dorcas falls into the animal name category.

Dorcas Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,145 in baby name popularity for girls with 34 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,694 in baby name popularity for girls with 22 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Dorcas has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Dorcas Name Popularity Page.

Dorcas Related Names

Dorcas is a form of Tabitha.

Variants of the name Dorcas include Dorcia, Dorkas.

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    Dorcas Numerology

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    Dorcas Name Fun

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