First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mert

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Mert means "Fearless, brave, honest, fighter" and is of Turkish origin.
  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Mert means "Fearless, Honest, Brave, Manly etc..".

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International Interest

From Persian مرد (man (male human))

  1. A male given name which means "the manful, brave one".

Notable Persons Named Mert

Mert Fırat is an actor. Mert was born on January 10th, 1981 in Ankara.


Mert Günok is a soccer player for the Bursaspor, Kocaelispor, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), and Turkey national under-17 football team. Mert was born on March 1st, 1989 in Karabük.


Mert Nobre is a soccer player for the FC Wil 1900, Paraná Clube, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Kashiwa Reysol, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Beşiktaş J.K., Mersin İdmanyurdu, and Kayserispor. Mert was born on November 6th, 1980 in Jateí, Brazil.


He holds the title Best Model of the World 2004, winner, and Best Model of Turkey 2004. Mert was born Mert Öcal on May 12th, 1982 in Istanbul.


Mert Preston Shumpert is a basketball player for the Besançon BCD, Montecatini Sporting Club, Pallacanestro Don Bosco Livorno, Olimpia Milano, Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna, Pallacanestro Treviso, Beşiktaş J.K. (men's basketball), Anadolu Efes S.K., Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), and Aliağa Petkim. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Mert was born on August 20th, 1979 in Muncie, Indiana.


Mert Korkmaz is a soccer player for the Galatasaray A2, Galatasaray S.K., Kocaelispor, Gaziantepspor, Malatyaspor, İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., and Turkey national football team. Mert was born on August 16th, 1971 in Istanbul.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mert

Nuray Mert is a journalist, columnist, and tv presenter. Nuray was born in 1960 in Trabzon, Turkey.


Muhammed Mert is a soccer player for the Fortuna Sittard, K.R.C. Genk, N.E.C. (football club), Turkey national youth football team, and Belgium national youth football team. Muhammed was born on February 9th, 1995 in Hasselt, Belgium.


Bahar Mert is an athlete for the Türk Telekom Ankara. Bahar was born on December 13th, 1975 in Kardzhali.


Mesut Mert is a soccer manager for the Saint Mary's University (Halifax), Calgary Mustangs (soccer), and Montreal Impact. Mesut was born on March 18th, 1978 in Bulgaria.


Burak was born on October 23rd, 1990.


Ismail Mert is an athlete for the SVN Zweibrücken.


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Common last names for Mert

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Fun Facts about the name Mert

  • How Popular is the name Mert? Mert is the 18,737th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mert have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 394 babies born with the first name Mert in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mert to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mert? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mert is Friday, January 23rd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Mert born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mert was in 2017 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Mert Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mert is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Mert: Your name in reverse order is Trem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ertm. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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