Mercury: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mercury

Mercury

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Mercury is the planet nearest to the Sun in our Solar System.
Mercury, also known as quicksilver, is a chemical element.

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Derived from the Latin word merx "merchandise" or merces "wages". The messenger of the gods was also the god of trade and travelers. Mercury was equated with the Greek god Hermes.
Pronounced: MUR-kyuh-ree

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"Mercury" Morris, former American football running back.
Freddie Mercury, British musician (singer of the rock band Queen.)
Mercury Hayes, former American football player.

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