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Origin and popularity of first name Dorcas

Origin of first name

Dorcas
(Greek.) A doe, a roe-buck. Lucretius says that by that name amorous knights were wont to call freckled, warty, and wooden-faced wenches. (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Female
Name day: August 25 (Saint Dorcas)

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