Darcy

Darcy - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Darcy, meaning dark one, or from Arcy, or from the fortress, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1943 on position #1352. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Darcy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Darcy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Darcy. The baby girl name Darcy was given to 84 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1588 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 16,824 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Darcy peaked in popularity 51 years ago in 1968 on position 348.



Famous with this name

Darcy DeMoss
Darcie Lincoln
Darcy Shean


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Darcy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Darcy is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #731 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,069.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Darcy is where you live.


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Darcy origin and meaning

Darcy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dark one, or from Arcy, or from the fortress. To see famous people named Darcy, pop culture references for the name Darcy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Darcy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Darcy, sorted by popularity.

Doris / Dorris / Darci / Darcie / Dorcas / Darcey / Darice / Derricka / Derrick / Deatrice /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121588
20111648
20101591
20091748
20081533
20071826
20061989
20051762
20042138
20031565
20021543
20011173
20001471
19991434
19981301
19971279
19961211
19951237
19941108
1993944
19921000
1991809
1990811
1989759
1988792
1987890
1986687
1985621
1984524
1983534
1982498
1981498
1980467
1979493
1978484
1977468
1976457
1975421
1974401
1973406
1972392
1971367
1970364
1969363
1968348
1967391
1966414
1965397
1964394
1963418
1962436
1961405
1960445
1959493
1958549
1957575
1956520
1955540
1954506
1953554
1952614
1951622
1950766
1949984
19481242
19471063
19461440
19431352

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana731
Pennsylvania857
Colorado922
Virginia1044
Georgia1071
Illinois1200
Texas1578
New York1790
California1858
Florida2069

Even more about Darcy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Darcy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Darcy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1968
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Darcy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 16,824
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1943
2012 births +84

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