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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dacre

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Dacre is of Unknown origin and means "Trickling stream".
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Notable Persons Named Dacre

Dacre Montgomery is an actor. Dacre was given the name Dacre Kayd Montgomery-Harvey on November 22nd, 1994 in Perth.


Dacre was born on August 23rd, 1958.


His military service ended in 1978. Dacre was born on May 5th, 1923 in London. He passed away on December 3rd, 2008.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dacre

Paul Dacre is a journalist and newspaper editor. Paul was given the name Paul Michael Dacre by his parent Peter Dacre on November 14th, 1948 in Arnos Grove, London, England.



Peter was born on June 8th, 1925. He breathed his last breath on March 16th, 2003.


Thomas, was born on November 25th, 1467 in Cumberland. He breathed his last breath on October 24th, 1525.



6th was born on October 27th, 1387 in Naworth Castle. He died on January 5th, 1458.


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Popularity of Dacre as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dacre U.S.
  White 87.30% 64.26%
  African American 5.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dacre

People with the last name Dacre are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dacre

  • How Popular is the name Dacre? As a last name Dacre was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dacre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dacre is Thursday, March 23rd, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Dacre? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dacre. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dacre: Your name in reverse order is Ercad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acdre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dacre? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Dacre.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dacre? Dacre is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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