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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Darcus

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Alt. Meaning

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

U is for unique, your love of life.

S is for special, you are, you know!

Notable Persons Named Darcus

Darcus Howe is a broadcaster and columnist. Darcus was born on February 26th, 1943 in Moruga, Trinidad and Tobago.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Darcus

Jack Darcus is a film director, screenwriter, film producer, painting, and painter. His career lasted from 1969 to 1997. Jack was born on February 22nd, 1941 in Vancouver.


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Popularity of Darcus as a last name

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Common last names for Darcus

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Darcus U.S.
  White 16.94% 64.26%
  African American 68.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Darcus

People with the last name Darcus are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Darcus

  • How Popular is the name Darcus? Darcus is the 19,461st most popular name of all time. As a last name Darcus was the 135,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Darcus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 369 babies born with the first name Darcus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darcus to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darcus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Darcus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darcus is Tuesday, February 4th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Darcus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darcus was in 1925 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Darcus Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darcus is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Darcus: Your name in reverse order is Sucrad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Udcsar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Darcus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 124 people with the last name Darcus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Darcus? Darcus is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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