Mercedes: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mercedes

Mercedes

Pronunciation: mer-SAY-deez (key)

Origin of the name Mercedes:

Derived from the Spanish merced (mercy). The name is bestowed in honor of the Virgin Mary, "Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes" (Our Lady of Mercy).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Meche, Mercy, Sadie

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Comments and insights on the name Mercedes: | Edit

The Spanish pronunciation of this name is more like Mair-thed-dez.

Personal experiences with the name Mercedes: | Edit

My Name is Mercedes and My friends and family always call me Mercy.. I like my name and nick name.

Nicknames for Mercedes: | Edit

Cedes, Benz, Sady, Mimi, Sades, Mechi, Mecha, Meche, Mercy, Sadie, Merce, Maycie, Macy

Meanings and history of the name Mercedes: | Edit

maria de la mercedes

Famous real-life people named Mercedes: | Edit

mercedes rhuel actress
Mercedes Sosa, Argentine singer

Mercedes in song, story & screen: | Edit

Mercédès, a character from The Count of Monte Cristo novel
Mercedes, a character from the Hit TV Show GLEE
Mercedes McQueen, a character from British Soap Hollyoaks
Mercedes "Mercy" Thompson, titular character in the urban fantasy series by Patricia Briggs
Mercedes Orne, a Character from Jeanne Birdsall's "The Penderwicks at Point Moutte."

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