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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mercur

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for rich, in the love from others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mercur

Ulysses was born on August 12th, 1818 in Towanda, Pennsylvania. He died on June 6th, 1887.


Elise Mercur was an architect. She was most active from 1889 to 1905. Elise was born in 1868 in Towanda, Pennsylvania. Elise is also known as Elise Mercur Wagner. She left this life on March 27th, 1947.


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Popularity of Mercur as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Mercur

  • When was the first name Mercur first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mercur is Friday, April 10th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Mercur? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mercur. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mercur: Your name in reverse order is Rucrem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrecur. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mercur born Apr 29, 2011

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 Mexico approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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