Dorceus

Male

Meaning

gazelle

Origin

Roman

Pronunciation

/ˈdɔːrsiəs/

Traits associated with the name Dorceus:

Dorceus has a strong, powerful sound to it that highlights a dog's strength of character.

Dogs named Dorceus tend to be loving, strong-willed, industrious, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Dorceus?

That you have an appreciation for ancient Greek mythology. Dorceus was a figure in Greek mythology who was known for his strength and courage.

Is Dorceus a good dog name?

Dorceus has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Dorceus isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Dorceus is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dorceus was, in the past month, the 6478th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Dorceus is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Dorceus was viewed 18 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Dorceus's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Dorceus.

Dorceus is found in these categories:

roman dog names
roman

Associated with ancient Roman mythology, possibly derived from "Dorcus".

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Dorceus dog name meaning

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