Mordecai Name Meaning & Origin

Mordecai

Pronunciation: MOHR-də-kiy (key)

Related Names:

Mordechai

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Comments and insights on the name Mordecai: | Edit

I love the name Mordecai. In fact my son is named Mordecai.

Mordecai means "follower of Marduk" (Marduk, a Babylonian god).

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I am naming my baby boy Mordecai.

Nicknames for Mordecai: | Edit

Mordy, Cai

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.
Pronounced: mor-də-KIE

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".
Mordecai, anthropomorphised blue jay character in Cartoon Network's Regular Show
Mortdecai, 2015 film starring Johnny Depp as Charlie Mortdecai

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