English from French, d'Arcy" from Arcy"
Darcy Origin and Meaning
The name Darcy is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French, Irish origin meaning " from Arcy".
Though Darcy is the ultimate Jane Austen hero name, it is rarely used for boys today though it's on the upswing for girls. A shame as it's a handsome, roguish kind of appellation that combines elements of French flair, aristocratic savoir faire, and a soft Irish brogue. And in terms of image, it's one of the quintessential English names for boys.
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Famous People Named Darcy
- Darcy James BlakeWelsh footballer
- Darcy Stephen WardAustralian motorcycle racer
- Darcy DallasCanadian ice hockey player
- Darcy FurberCanadian politician
- Darcy HordichukCanadian ice hockey player
- Darcy RibeiroBrazilian anthropologist and politician
- Darcy TuckerCanadian ice hockey player
- Darcy TadichAustralian actor
- Darcy BryceAustralian actor
Darcy in Pop Culture
- Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcya main character in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"
- Mark Darcycharacter in book/film "Bridget Jones's Diary"
- Darcy Meademinor character in Margaret Mitchell's "Gone with the Wind"
- Darcy Hawthornecharacter in "The Mother Daughter Book Club" by Heather Vogel Frederick
- Dr. Darcy Garlandcharacter on Canadian TV series "Murdoch Mysteries"
- Darcy Williamsonmain character on the brazilian soap opera "Orgulho & Paixão"