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The name Dorcas is of Greek origin, and means gazelle.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dorcas has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dorcas
Use of the Name Dorcas for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,036 107 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dorcas has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dorcas last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1955, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dorcas
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188052111  
18817606  
188253412  
18837118  
188456314  
18858597  
18867879  
188770111  
188866815  
188981111  
189069715  
1891    
189291711  
189364620  
189475716  
189572819  
189687814  
189772119  
189885016  
1899    
190098215  
190186115  
190274222  
190369823  
190491416  
190573924  
190674524  
190768131  
190874727  
190976328  
191072434  
191165344  
191274745  
191369456  
191465079  
191572186  
1916635114  
1917685100  
1918695106  
1919677107  
1920642126  
1921625139  
1922652126  
1923615143  
1924714108  
1925651127  
1926640126  
1927691111  
192877586  
1929648115  
193081875  
193167498  
1932628113  
193367394  
1934657104  
193575281  
193685763  
193777578  
1938682101  
193976779  
194074586  
194192463  
194283883  
194392371  
194494068  
194594266  
194689287  
1947    
194896182  
1949    
1950    
1951    
1952    
1953    
1954    
1955954107  
Totals:  4,036 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dorcas as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Dorcas appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 67 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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