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Darcy

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How popular is the baby name Darcy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 11 0 11
1916 5 0 5
1917 17 5 12
1918 7 0 7
1919 10 0 10
1920 9 0 9
1921 9 0 9
1922 13 0 13
1923 5 0 5
1924 7 0 7
1926 6 0 6
1927 22 5 17
1928 10 0 10
1929 18 5 13
1930 15 10 5
1932 10 0 10
1933 6 0 6
1934 18 5 13
1935 5 5 0
1936 17 7 10
1937 15 6 9
1939 11 0 11
1940 20 11 9
1941 25 15 10
1942 29 14 15
1943 33 21 12
1944 31 20 11
1945 34 25 9
1946 62 48 14
1947 83 64 19
1948 77 57 20
1949 110 87 23
1950 169 128 41
1951 231 194 37
1952 240 197 43
1953 281 242 39
1954 354 296 58
1955 367 297 70
1956 389 334 55
1957 366 291 75
1958 385 314 71
1959 474 412 62
1960 540 482 58
1961 650 583 67
1962 562 507 55
1963 594 524 70
1964 648 602 46
1965 606 544 62
1966 559 505 54
1967 622 560 62
1968 712 643 69
1969 707 639 68
1970 762 682 80
1971 713 648 65
1972 576 522 54
1973 535 482 53
1974 573 516 57
1975 518 473 45
1976 491 436 55
1977 470 424 46
1978 429 392 37
1979 446 411 35
1980 483 459 24
1981 418 390 28
1982 429 400 29
1983 390 361 29
1984 403 374 29
1985 316 294 22
1986 316 276 40
1987 233 204 29
1988 268 245 23
1989 300 274 26
1990 282 258 24
1991 274 259 15
1992 225 209 16
1993 231 215 16
1994 196 188 8
1995 169 155 14
1996 162 151 11
1997 168 154 14
1998 173 155 18
1999 155 145 10
2000 141 135 6
2001 175 169 6
2002 160 145 15
2003 149 142 7
2004 120 107 13
2005 129 120 9
2006 119 108 11
2007 137 128 9
2008 171 158 13
2009 140 129 11
2010 156 144 12
2011 157 142 15
2012 148 139 9
2013 171 157 14
2014 196 184 12
2015 179 167 12

Fun Facts about the name Darcy

  • How many people with the first name Darcy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,758 babies born with the first name Darcy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darcy to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darcy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Darcy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darcy is Saturday, August 21st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Darcy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darcy was in 1970 with a total of 682 babies.
  • Random Darcy Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darcy ranks 70th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 15 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Darcy: Your name in reverse order is Ycrad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acydr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Darcy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,876 people with the last name Darcy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Darcy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Darcy as their last name.
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Common last names for Darcy

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Darcy U.S.
  White 91.80% 64.26%
  African American 1.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Darcy

People with the last name Darcy are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Darcy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Darcy as well as things modernly associated with the name Darcy such as celebrities named Darcy.

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Origin and Meaning of Darcy

The name "Darcy" is of Irish origin, and it means "Dark One". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

  1. A Norman baronial surname​ from a place d'Arcy in Northern France.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name of mostly American usage since the mid-twentieth century.

Notable Persons With the Name Darcy

Darcy LaPier

Darcy LaPier is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). She has had major accomplishments since 1989. Darcy was given the name Darcy Lynn LaPier on July 9th, 1965 in Oregon.

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Darcy Rose Byrnes

Darcy Rose Byrnes is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most active from 2003 to present. Darcy was born on November 4th, 1998 in Burbank, California.

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Darcy Tucker

Darcy Tucker is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2010. Darcy was born on March 15th, 1975 in Castor, Alberta.

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Darcy DeMoss

Darcy DeMoss is a film, television, actor, and televisionactress. Darcy was born on August 19th, 1963 in Los Angeles.

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Darcy Kuemper

Darcy Kuemper is a hockey player for the Minnesota Wild in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Darcy was born on May 5th, 1990 in Saskatoon.

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Darcy G. Richardson

Darcy G. Richardson is a famed human. Darcy was born on December 6th, 1955.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Darcy

Luke Darcy

Luke Darcy is an australian rules football player.

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Henry Darcy

Henry Darcy was a scientist in the field of hydraulics. Henry was born on June 10th, 1803 in Dijon. He passed away on January 3rd, 1858.

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Thomas Darcy

Thomas Darcy is a famed individual. He holds the title Baron Darcy of Darcy and Baron Darcy de Darcy.

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Georgine Darcy

Georgine Darcy was a dancer and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to 1971. Georgine was born Georgine Darcy on January 14th, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Georgine is also known as Miss Torso". She died on July 18th, 2004.

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Les Darcy

Les Darcy was a boxer. Les was born on October 31st, 1895 in Stradbroke, near Woodville, New South Wales. He passed away on May 24th, 1917.

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Brian Darcy

Brian Darcy is a famous individual. Brian was born in 1945.

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  • The Marchioness of Carmarthen
    (famed human)
  • Jo-Ellen Darcy
    (Assistant Secretary of the Army)
  • Eamonn Darcy
    (golf player)
  • Judy Darcy
    (Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia)
  • Patrick Darcy
    (noteworthy human)
  • George Abbas Kooli Darcy
    (notable human)

What does the name Darcy mean?

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Ris for radiant, it's your personality!

Cis for compatible, a friend's friend.

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

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