Darcy Name Meaning & Origin

Darcy

Pronunciation: DAHR-see (key)

Related Names:

D'Arcy, Darcie, Darci

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Nicknames for Darcy

Darce (darse), Darrie, Cici, DD/Dee Deee, Darc,

Meanings and history of the name Darcy

Incorrectly labelled an Irish surname exclusively, from a family who were originally from Arcy in France (d'Arcy) it is a variant of Darcel (French) and Darcy (Irish, Gaelic). It is also often claimed that the use of Darcy as a girl's name is mostly a North American phenomenon, but there was an age where the name was exclusively feminine. This name means: From Arcy. Dark. In most areas, it is suitable only for girls.

Famous real-life people named Darcy

D'arcy Wretzky, musician. Best known for playing bass in the alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins
Darcy Lynne Farmer (b. 2004), ventriloquist and winner of America’s Got Talent 2017 (season 12)

Darcy in song, story & screen

Darcy Wills, Bluford Series (fictional character)
Fitzwilliam Darcy, from Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice
Marcy and Jefferson D'Arcy, characters on the sitcom "Married... with Children"
Darcy Lewis, a political scientist in Thor
Darcy Rhone, character in Emily Giffin's novels "Something Borrowed" and "Something Blue"
Song "Darcy Farrow" Written by Steve Gillette & Tom Cambell

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