Mordecai: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mordecai
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- Comments and insights on the name Mordecai: | Edit
I love the name, Mordecai. In fact, my son, who will be born in 8 days, will be named Mordecai. It is Hebrew for warrior for God. Mordecai is a good strong Christian name for a boy, and I love it!
:I just have to point out, Mordecai is not Hebrew for "warrior of God". It means "follower of Marduk" (Marduk, a Babylonian god).
- Personal experiences with the name Mordecai: | Edit
I am naming my baby boy Mordecai. That is a pretty personal experience, right? LOL. :D
- Nicknames for Mordecai: | Edit
of course there is the usual, Mordy. But I think I like Cai better. But Mordecai is a good name, there really is no need for a nickname.
My husband loves Mordecai... he may have sold me on it.
- Meanings and history of the name Mordecai: | Edit
In the biblical Book of Esther, Mordechai was the cousin of Esther who refused to bow down to Haman.
- Famous real-life people named Mordecai: | Edit
Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown, member of Baseball Hall of Fame, inducted as a Chicago Cub
Mordecai Richler, Canadian author
- Mordecai in song, story & screen: | Edit
Mordecai Green, fictional character in John Grisham's "The Street Lawyer".
Mordecai Heller, fictional character in Tracy J. Butler's "Lackadaisy".