Name: Mercy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mercy

  • Meaning:
    Compassion
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MUR see)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Mercy)
  • Rating:
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Miscellaneous Info for Mercy

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This was one of the many virtue names favoured by the Puritans.

    Mercy can also stand as a pet name for Mercedes.

Similar Names to Mercy for Boys & Girls

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