Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DAHR-see  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Norman French d'Arcy, originally denoting someone who came from the town of Arcy in La Manche, France. A notable fictional bearer is Fitzwilliam Darcy from Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice (1813).

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsDarcey, Darcie, D'Arcy, Darcy(English)
User SubmissionD'arcy


Entry added April 25, 2021