Dulcie

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dulcie

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Dulcie means "Sweet" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Dulcie means "Sweet" and is of Spanish origin.
  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Dulcie is of Unknown origin and means "Sweet".

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Wiktionary

From Latin dulcis (“sweet”) in the 19th century, probably inspired by earlier names like Dowsabel and Spanish Dulcinea.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Dulcie

Dulcie Gray was an actress, singer, and mystery writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1942 to 2000. Dulcie was given the name Dulcie Winifred Catherine Bailey on November 20th, 1915 in Kuala Lumpur. She left this life on November 15th, 2011.

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Dulcie was born in 1913 in Newtown, New South Wales. She left this life on April 20th, 1976.

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Dulcie Sybil Holland (AM) was a composer, teacher, and performer. Dulcie was born on January 5th, 1913 in Sydney. She died on May 21st, 2000.

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Dulcie Deamer was a novelist, poet, journalist, and actor. Dulcie was given the name Mary Elizabeth Kathleen Dulcie Deamer on December 13th, 1890 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She passed away on August 16th, 1972.

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Dulcie was born on December 31st, 1908. She left this life on March 19th, 1993.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 6 6 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 13 13 0
1892 15 15 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 15 15 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 17 17 0
1897 17 17 0
1898 19 19 0
1899 14 14 0
1900 15 15 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 15 15 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 20 20 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 14 14 0
1912 16 16 0
1913 20 20 0
1914 19 19 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 22 22 0
1917 20 20 0
1918 26 26 0
1919 25 25 0
1920 33 33 0
1921 35 35 0
1922 32 32 0
1923 23 23 0
1924 33 33 0
1925 22 22 0
1926 22 22 0
1927 21 21 0
1928 24 24 0
1929 21 21 0
1930 17 17 0
1931 20 20 0
1932 15 15 0
1933 14 14 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 17 17 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 14 14 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 10 10 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 6 6 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 15 15 0
1950 13 13 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 18 18 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 10 10 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 41 41 0
1969 30 30 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 33 33 0
1973 26 26 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 16 16 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 5 5 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 6 6 0
1992 8 8 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 7 7 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 6 6 0
2001 11 11 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 5 5 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 5 5 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 5 5 0
2012 5 5 0
2013 5 5 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 8 8 0

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Popularity of Dulcie as a first name

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Popularity of Dulcie as a last name

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Common last names for Dulcie

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Fun Facts about the name Dulcie

  • How Popular is the name Dulcie? Dulcie is the 7,807th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dulcie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,605 babies born with the first name Dulcie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dulcie to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dulcie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dulcie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dulcie is Monday, October 28th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Dulcie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dulcie was in 1968 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Dulcie Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dulcie is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Dulcie: Your name in reverse order is Eiclud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iedulc. How do you pronounce that?

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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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