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Mercedes Name Meaning

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Mercedes

   

Meaning of Mercedes

Mercy

Mercedes Name Origin

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Mercedes name origin
Name is derived from the Spanish merced, which means “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
Famous Name Mercedes
Mercedes Muñoz
was an influential poet whose work dealt with the everyday struggles of the common Puerto Rican.Negron Muñoz, influenced by her family's love of literature, developed a love for poetry because it was the form of art which permitted her to freely express herself. In 1937, she published one of her most renowned poems, "Arras de Cristal" (Cracked Glass) under the name "Clara Lair", her assumed pseudonym. She soon gained recognition as one of the great poets of Latin America.
 
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Meaning of Mercedes in French origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.