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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mordecai

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Warrior
  • #11175 All Time
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4k Mordechai (Hebrew)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1912606
1913909
1914808
1916808
1920505
1921505
1922909
1924707
1925909
1926606
1927505
1928505
192911011
1930606
193111011
1932606
193310010
1935606
1936505
193910010
1942505
1943707
1944707
1945606
1946505
1947606
1948505
1949606
1950707
1951909
1953505
195410010
1955505
1956505
195711011
1958808
1959808
196012012
1961606
1962808
1963808
196513013
1966606
1967606
1968505
1969606
1971505
1972808
197310010
197710010
1978505
1979606
1980606
198110010
198212012
1983707
1984909
1986606
1987808
1988707
199210010
1994909
1995606
1997606
199810010
199911011
200010010
2001808
200212012
200316016
200423023
200519019
200620020
200712012
200819019
200924024
201020020
201128028
201238038
201351051
201452052

Want to know about the populiarty of Mordecai? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 845 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 first appeared in the year 1912 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mordecai" was in 2014 with a total of 52 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.

What does the name "Mordecai" mean?

Mordecai (Hebrew): Warrior

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

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for rational, the way you think.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Mordecai

Mordecai Brown

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

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Past life for Mordecai born Aug 29, 1942

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 Western Russia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Mordecai

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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