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Girl Name: Dorkas

Name: Dorkas
Pronunciation: \d(o)-rkas, dor-kas\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gazelle
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dorcass, Trixy, Trix, Turkessa, Turkissa
Similar Names: Doris, Dorys, Dorrys, Dorris, Dorika, Dorsay


Dorkas \d(o)-rkas, dor-kas\ as a girl's name is a variant of Dorcas (Greek), and the meaning of Dorkas is "gazelle".

The baby name Dorkas sounds like Dorcass, Trixy, Trix, Turkessa and Turkissa. Other similar baby names are Doris, Dorys, Dorrys, Dorris, Dorika and Dorsay.


Dorkas is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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