Last name origins & meanings:
- adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó
Dorchiadhe (see Darcy).
- Perhaps also an
Americanized form of some European family name, for example French
Dorothée, derived from a Greek female name composed of the
elements dōron ‘gift’ + theos ‘god’ (the same
elements as Theodora, but in reverse order).
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