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Meaning of Mordechai

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The name Mordechai has the following meaning:

One who is a worshiper of Marduk. Also has the meaning of "warrior" in Hebrew. A Hebrew form of Mordecai.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Mordechai is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Mordechai in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Mordechai is pronounced as mor-deh-kay-i


Mordechai originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Mordechai and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Mordechai: Boys - Adriel, Dathan, Dori, Dov, Dovev, Haskell, Mordecai, Nadav, Nirel, Noam, Solomon, Girls - Alia, Eve, Galilea, Johnna, Mahala, Mahalah, Mozell, Orah, Salome, Sherron, Both genders - Anna, Betty, David, Mary


Popular Variants for the name Mordechai: Mordecai
The name Mordechai is itself a variant of Mordecai


We think the name Mordechai should fall under the following style category: Hebrew.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Mordechai to be: A dignified, confident and likable man

In one word, you might describe Mordechai as a(n) "likable" person.

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Famous persons

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

Mordechai Vanunu, born on 14 October, a famous activist. Mordechai Vanunu's background: An Israeli former nuclear technical assistant who revealed details of Israel's nuclear weapons program to the British press in 1986.

Mordechai Shpigler, born on 19 August, a famous athlete. Mordechai Shpigler's background: A former Israeli record goalscorer with 33 goals in 83 caps.

Mordecai Richler, born on 27 January, a famous author. Mordecai Richler's background: A Canadian author, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and essayist being regarded as 'the great shining star of his Canadian literary generation' and a pivotal figure in the country's history.
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