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Gender: Female Meaning of Dulcie: "sweet" Origin of Dulcie: Latin, diminutive of Dulcibella

The name Dulcie is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "sweet". Dulcie and is often added to lists like Hipster British Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

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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 Boling, Australian magazine editor
Dulcie Mildred Cohen, Australian pianist and composer
Dulcie Cooper, Australian actress
(Mary Elizabeth Kathleen) Dulcie Deamer, Australian novelist
Dulcie Winifred Catherine Gray, British actress
Dulcie Sybil Holland, Australian pianist and composer
Dulcie Howes, South African ballerina
Dulcie Kanatopsky, Australian writer and broadcaster
Dulcie Dornan (b. 2013), daughter of actor Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner

Pop Culture References for the name Dulcie

Dulcie Duveen, in "The Murder on the Links" by Agatha Christie
Dulcie Grimstone, character in "Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
Dulcie Jones, main character in "Defining Dulcie" by Paul Acampora
Dulcie Landis, character in "Mystery Ride" by Robert Boswell
Dulcie Wintle, a character in "Dancing Shoes" by Noel Streatfield
Dulcie, in "Deep and Dark and Dangerous" by Mary Downing Hahn
Dulcie, character in film "Drive Me Crazy"
"Dulcie's Adventure," 1916 silent film based on a novel by R. Strauss
Dulse, a seaweed used in Irish cooking

Dulcita, Dulciana, Dulcine

Dulcie's International Variations

Dulcet, Dulcette (French) Dulcinea (Italian)