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Name:  Dorcas

First letter:  D

Meaning:  (pronounced Dawr-kus) And Originating In Greek And Meaning Deer Or Gazelle.

History of name: 
Mentioned a number of times in the Christian Bible, starting in Acts 9:36, "In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor.". Tabitha is an Aramaic version of this and there is a Catholic saint called Saint Tabitha, who was raised from the dead by Saint peter the Apostle.

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