Gender: Female Meaning of Dulcie: "sweet" Origin of Dulcie: 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

Pop Culture References for the name Dulcie

Dulcita, Dulciana, Dulcine

Dulcie's International Variations

Dulcet, Dulcette (French) Dulcinea (Italian)


meggyweg Says:


My mom nearly named me Dulcie. I'm not sure why; maybe because she enjoys playing the dulcimer. I'm so glad she didn't name me that! I really don't like the name at all, it just sounds ugly.

Starelli Says:


The word 'dull' stands out to me. I wish I liked this name more.

Hailey Says:


My cousin just had Dulciana Amalie, and she is Dulcie. It fits that tiny baby absolutely perfectly--she is beautiful and wears it like the little sweetie she is!

MeganJoy Says:


My brother is friends with a Dulcimer. Dulcie would be a cute nn

ARead Says:


makes me think of a hammer dulcimer, but that's no bad thing