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Mercedes Name Meaning

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Meaning of Mercedes

Mercy

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The girl's name Mercedes is of Spanish origin, and its meaning is "mercies". It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes, meaning "Mary of Mercies; Our Lady of Ransom".

Latin 'mercedes' originally meant 'wages' or 'ransom'.

In Christian theology, Christ's sacrifice is regarded as a 'ransom for the sins of mankind', hence an 'act of ransom' was seen as identical with an 'act of mercy'.



Name is derived from the Spanish merced, which means “mercy”.
Mercedes Name also appears in following Origin(s): Latin-American-Spanish
Mercedes also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, Chinese, Danish, German
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