Dorcas is a feminine name of Greek origin. Translating to “gazelle,” this name a unique choice if you can already sense that baby will have a spring in their step. Dorcas was also the Greek name for Tabitha, a biblical figure who is seen as a saint in both the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church. You might also recognise this name from the minor Harry Potter character Dorcas Meadows. Whether you want baby to share your faith or embrace their elegant spirit, the name Dorcas makes for a classic reminder.
Dorcas Name Popularity Data
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Overall:Dorcas is currently #1271 on The Bump
Girl:Dorcas is currently #585 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Dorcas is currently #8850 in U.S. births
Girl:Dorcas is currently #3763 in U.S. births
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