Name: Mordechai

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mordechai

  • Meaning:
    Little man; worshiper of Marduk
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  • Pronunciation:
    (mor deh KAY i)
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    Itself (Mordechai)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mordechai

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    English and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Mordechai saved the Jews from the destruction planned by Haman, an event which is celebrated by the Jewish feast of Purim.

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