• <100 Dorcy
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Dorcy

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Popularity of Dorcy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dorcy U.S.
  White 72.31% 64.26%
  African American 13.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.08% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dorcy

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dorcy

  • How Popular is the name Dorcy? Dorcy is the 77,523rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dorcy was the 93,921st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dorcy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Dorcy in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dorcy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dorcy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dorcy is Sunday, May 23rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Dorcy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dorcy was in 1926 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dorcy: Your name in reverse order is Ycrod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rycod. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dorcy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 195 people with the last name Dorcy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dorcy? Dorcy is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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What does the name Dorcy mean?

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Cis for creative, ideas aplenty

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Past life for Dorcy born Feb 8, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).