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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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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

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 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 2014 with a total of 52 babies.

According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mordecai" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of only 11 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 a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Hebrew

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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Alternative Meanings

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

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

C is for captive, your web of charm.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

Your name in reverse order is "Iacedrom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mdioreca". 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.

Past life for Mordecai born Jan 7, 1960

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1000. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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