Latin, diminutive of Dulcibella

Dulcie Origin and Meaning

The name Dulcie is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "sweet".

A sweet-meaning and sounding name dating back to the Roman Empire, and later found in the antebellum South, Dulcie has in the modern era been heard most often in Australia.

In Agatha Christie's mystery Murder on the Links, there are twin sisters named Dulcie and Bella, who were a vaudeville duo known as "The Dulcibella Kids." In Don Quixote, the hero's love is Dulcinea.

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Famous People Named Dulcie

  • (Elizabeth) Dulcie BolingAustralian magazine editor
  • Dulcie Mildred CohenAustralian pianist and composer
  • Dulcie CooperAustralian actress
  • (Mary Elizabeth Kathleen) Dulcie DeamerAustralian novelist
  • Dulcie Winifred Catherine GrayBritish actress
  • Dulcie Sybil HollandAustralian pianist and composer
  • Dulcie HowesSouth African ballerina
  • Dulcie KanatopskyAustralian writer and broadcaster
  • Dulcie Dornandaughter of actor Jamie Dornan & musician Amelia Warner

Dulcie in Pop Culture

  • Dulcie Duveenin "The Murder on the Links" by Agatha Christie
  • Dulcie Grimstonecharacter in "Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
  • Dulcie Jonesmain character in "Defining Dulcie" by Paul Acampora
  • Dulcie Landischaracter in "Mystery Ride" by Robert Boswell
  • Dulcie Wintlea character in "Dancing Shoes" by Noel Streatfield
  • Dulciein "Deep and Dark and Dangerous" by Mary Downing Hahn
  • Dulciecharacter in film "Drive Me Crazy"
  • "Dulcie's Adventure" 1916 silent film based on a novel by R. Strauss
  • Dulsea seaweed used in Irish cooking