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Name Mercedes

Origin:From a Latin word for mercy, graceTools:

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Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English, Spanish
Topics:Asteroid 1136 Mercedes, discovered 1929
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Mercede, Mercédesz     Details
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About Mercedes, the group of names with the same origin as Mercedes

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin:from the name of a religious holiday Maria de mercede redemptionis captivorum (with an English translation of Mary of the mercy to redeem captives or similar)
 later there also was a Spanish title of Mary Maria de las Mercedes (Mary of Mercies)
 used as a substitute for the name Maria which was sometimes shunned out of strong religious respect
Words:merced = the mercy, the grace  Latin
Topics:New Testament
Variants' top ranks:5:Mercedes Cuba 2010,  59:Mercédesz Hungary 2003
Name variants:Mercede, Mercedes, Mercédesz   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Cuba prevalence 2010 5
Ecuador prevalence 2013 14
Peru prevalence 2015 30
Spain prevalence 2015 28
Spain/Madrid 2000 100
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 1871980-1989 492
USA yearlyGraph2014 982,  2013 858,  2012 706,  2011 758,  2010 666,  2009 644,  2008 527,  2007 491,  2006 439,  2005 383,  2004 336,  2003 332,  2002 293,  2001 283,  2000 283,  1999 262,  1998 224,  1997 241,  1996 210,  1995 191,  1994 189,  1993 171
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