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Meaning of Mercy

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The name Mercy has the following meaning:

Despite being unpopular in modern days, the name Mercy is associated with good values such as compassion and kindness.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Mercy is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Mercy in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Mercy is pronounced as mur-see


Mercy originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Mercy and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Mercy: Boys - Admiral, Alfred, Barton, Boston, Burton, Coleman, Davis, Dickinson, Dunton, Earl, Elmore, Errol, Gardner, Garfield, Graham, Hamilton, Hayward, Jamari, Kipp, Lyman, Lyndon, Girls - Ammie, Arrie, China, Cordie, Darlene, Diamond, Jaelynn, Jaimie, Kimora, Knowles, Lady, Octavia, Pinkie, Precious, Shirlene, Both genders - Albert, Augustine, Blake, Edward, Madison, Parker


Popular Variants for the name Mercy: Mercena, Mercey, Merci, Mercie, Mercilla, Mercille, Mercina, Mersey, Mersi, Mersie, Mersy, Mircie, Mircy


Common nicknames for the name Mercy are: Merce, Merry


We think the name Mercy should fall under the following style category: Ladylike.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Mercy to be: Sophisticated lady

In one word, you might describe Mercy as a(n) "sophisticated" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Mercy (or its variants) are:

Mercy Otis Warren, born on 14 September, a famous writer. Mercy Otis Warren's background: An American writer and playwright. She was known as the 'Conscience of the American Revolution'. Mercy Otis was one of the first female authors to be published in the American colonies.

Mercy Rooney, born on 21 June, a famous model. Mercy Rooney's background: An American model. She was the December 1972 Playmate of the Month. Her centerfold was photographed by Alexas Urba. In March 1973 she was the Playmate of the Month in the German edition of Playboy and simultaneously appeared on the covers of the U.S., German, French and Italian editions.

Mercy Akide Udoh, born on 26 August, a famous footballer. Mercy Akide Udoh's background: A Nigerian football player. She was the first African Women's Footballer of the year (2002) and was a 1999 and 2004 FIFA World All-Star. She has played for Nigeria in the last three FIFA Women's World Cups and also helped Nigeria's Super Falcons to three African Women Championships (AWC) titles in 1998, 2000 and 2002. In November 2004, she married journalist Colin Udoh in her home town of Port Harcourt. In 2005, she was named by FIFA as one of its 15 Ambassadors for Women Football.
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