Given Name DORCAS

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δορκας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DAWR-kəs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek δορκας (dorkas) meaning "gazelle". This is the Greek translation of the name Tabitha in the New Testament (see Acts 9:36).


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Entry updated December 8, 2017