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Mordecai

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4k Mordechai (Hebrew)

How popular is the baby name Mordecai in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1913 9 0 9
1914 8 0 8
1916 8 0 8
1920 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1922 9 0 9
1924 7 0 7
1925 9 0 9
1926 6 0 6
1927 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1929 11 0 11
1930 6 0 6
1931 11 0 11
1932 6 0 6
1933 10 0 10
1935 6 0 6
1936 5 0 5
1939 10 0 10
1942 5 0 5
1943 7 0 7
1944 7 0 7
1945 6 0 6
1946 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1948 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1950 7 0 7
1951 9 0 9
1953 5 0 5
1954 10 0 10
1955 5 0 5
1956 5 0 5
1957 11 0 11
1958 8 0 8
1959 8 0 8
1960 12 0 12
1961 6 0 6
1962 8 0 8
1963 8 0 8
1965 13 0 13
1966 6 0 6
1967 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1969 6 0 6
1971 5 0 5
1972 8 0 8
1973 10 0 10
1977 10 0 10
1978 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1981 10 0 10
1982 12 0 12
1983 7 0 7
1984 9 0 9
1986 6 0 6
1987 8 0 8
1988 7 0 7
1992 10 0 10
1994 9 0 9
1995 6 0 6
1997 6 0 6
1998 10 0 10
1999 11 0 11
2000 10 0 10
2001 8 0 8
2002 12 0 12
2003 16 0 16
2004 23 0 23
2005 19 0 19
2006 20 0 20
2007 12 0 12
2008 19 0 19
2009 24 0 24
2010 20 0 20
2011 28 0 28
2012 38 0 38
2013 51 0 51
2014 52 0 52
2015 56 0 56

Want to know about the popularity of the Mordecai baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 901 babies born with the name Mordecai in the United States. That's more than enough Mordecais to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mordecai" was in 2015 with a total of 56 babies.

According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mordecai" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of only 10 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Mordecai popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mordecai in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Vermont names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mordecai" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mordecai as well as things modernly associated with the name Mordecai such as celebrities named Mordecai.

Origin and Meaning of Mordecai

The name "Mordecai" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Mordecai Brown

Mordecai Brown is a MLB player. Mordecai was born in 1876 in Nyesville, Indiana.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mordecai

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Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Your name in reverse order is "Iacedrom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Daiorcem". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mordecai born Feb 3, 1930

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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