Mercy

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

1) From the English vocabulary word mercy, denoting the quality of magnanimity, and in particular God's forgiveness of sinners. The word is derived from Latin mercēs = 'wages', 'reward' [1] [2] [3]

2) English pet form of Mercedes [1]

Related Names

Merci
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Mercie
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Mercy
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Merry

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Mercy
Genitive: Mercys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mercy
Genitive: Mercyn
Partitive: Mercyä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mercy
Genitive: Mercys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mercy
Genitive: Mercys

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
142 193 139 187 3 6
Norway Norway[5]
78
n.a.
78
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
70
n.a.
70
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
62
n.a.
62 0 0
Iceland Iceland[8]
9 10
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Mercy.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/