Dorcas in the US

  1. #2,896 Fredy
  2. #2,897 Abelardo
  3. #2,898 Ayesha
  4. #2,899 Madge
  5. #2,900 Dorcas
  6. #2,901 Melonie
  7. #2,902 Tressa
  8. #2,903 Desirae
  9. #2,904 Dorris
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From Greek dorkas ‘doe, gazelle’. It was not used as a personal name by the ancient Greeks, but is offered in the Bible as an interpretation of the Aramaic name Tabitha (Acts 9:36), and was taken up by the early Christians. It was much used among the Puritans in the 16th century, and has remained in occasional use ever since, having also been used as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Deòiridh.
2,900th in the U.S.

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Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
7,645
to be exact
West Virginia
has the most people named Dorcas per capita
1921
marked the height of its popularity
100%
0%
61%
55+
32%
30-54
6%
13-29
0.95%
0-12

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