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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dorcus

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Notable Persons Named Dorcus

Dorcus was born on February 2nd, 1982 in Arua District.


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Fun Facts about the name Dorcus

  • How Popular is the name Dorcus? Dorcus is the 22,286th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dorcus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 287 babies born with the first name Dorcus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dorcus 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 Dorcus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dorcus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorcus is Sunday, April 27th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Dorcus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorcus was in 1920 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dorcus: Your name in reverse order is Sucrod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Urcosd. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dorcus born Feb 3, 1968

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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