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Boy Name: Darcy

Name: Darcy
Pronunciation: \d(a)-rcy, dar-cy\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Darcy's also a girl name)
Meaning: dark
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Darcel
Sounds Like: Darcio, Darius, Darias, Dorsey, Tracy
Variant forms: D'Arcy, Darcey, Darsey, Darsy
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 13816


Darcy \d(a)-rcy, dar-cy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darcy), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Darcy is "dark". Also a Norman place name, "from Arcy". Literary: Jane Austen named the haughty hero of "Pride and Prejudice" "Mr. Darcy", with connotations of Norman aristocracy.

Darcy has 4 variant forms: D'Arcy, Darcey, Darsey and Darsy.

For more information, see also the related name Darcel.

Baby names that sound like Darcy are Darcio, Darius, Darias, Dorsey and Tracy.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Darcy.


Darcy is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13816 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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