Mordecai: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mordecai

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".

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