Mercurius

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Usage

Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin merx (genitive mercis) = 'goods, merchandise' [1]

Related Names

Mercurius
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Swedish
Merkur
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Merkúr
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Icelandic
Merkurius
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Finish Swedish

Further Information

Mercurius is the name of the Roman messenger of the gods. He is identified with the Greek Hermes. His name passed to the planet Mercury as it was regarded in ancient times as the 'fastest' planet. It was the associations of speed that gave the name of the god to the chemical element mercury (quicksilver). [1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[2]
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
1
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
1 0 0
n.a.
1
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Mercurius.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/