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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dolce

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  1. 3 people from Canada and the United States agree the name Dolce is of Italian origin and means "Sweet".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Softly; sweetly; with soft, smooth, and delicate execution.

Etymology: It., fr. L. dulcis sweet, soft

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Gently and sweetly
  1. (music) A soft-toned organ stop.

dolce was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Italian, and Polish

Notable Persons Named Dolce

Notable Persons Named Dolce

Dolce Anguillara

Dolce was born in 1401. He breathed his last breath in 1449.

Dolce Giuseppe

Dolce Giuseppe is an athlete for the A.S.D. Chiavari Calcio Caperana.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dolce

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dolce

Domenico Dolce

Domenico Dolce is a fashion designer. Domenico was born on August 13th, 1958 in Polizzi Generosa, Sicily, Italy.

Joe Dolce

Joe Dolce is a musician.

Mike Dolce

Mike was born on April 15th, 1976 in United States.

Frank Dolce

Frank Dolce is a student. Frank was given the name Francis Dolce Jr. on May 24th, 1996.

Ignazio Dolce

Ignazio Dolce is a director and actor. Ignazio was born on March 26th, 1933 in Palermo, Italy.

Jean Dolce

He passed away in 1681.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dolce U.S.
  White 73.77% 64.26%
  African American 19.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dolce

People with the last name Dolce are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dolce

  • How Popular is the name Dolce? Dolce is the 32,387th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dolce was the 11,722nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dolce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 143 babies born with the first name Dolce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dolce to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dolce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dolce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dolce is Monday, February 23rd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Dolce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dolce was in 2007 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dolce: The name spelled backwards is Eclod. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Coeld. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dolce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,673 people with the last name Dolce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dolce? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dolce as their last name since less than 1 person in 110k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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