Dorcas Family History & Genealogy
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Dorcas Surname History
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Dorcas Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dorcas can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dorcas may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Dorcas Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dorcas come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Dorcas come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
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Family names like Dorcas transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dorcas were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Dorcas. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dorcas name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Dorcas Family Tree
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- Elmer and Dorcas (Wedding?) Tharp 1883 - ?
- Mary Dorcas Wood 1781 - 1835
- Mary D. Dorcas Washington 1817 - 1861
- Francis Dorcas Alexander 1840 - ?
- Hettie Dorcas Alexander 1860 - ?
- Frances Dorcas Thorp 1764 - ?
- Assella Dorcas Castleberry Howton 1796 - 1880
- Hannah Dorcas Tapfield
- A Dorcas Shurtleff
- Phebe Dorcas Rigdon Speer 1836 - ?