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Mercedes Name Meaning

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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, French
Famous Name Mercedes
Mercedes Callealta
a Spanish singer.When she was a child, she acts in school plays and wish to be a singer, but finished school, high school and university, and become a music teacher. At this time also sang in a orcherstra named bahia azul, and worked as an direction assistant in Astilleros de Cadiz.In 2001 contested to the Spain pre-selection of EUROVISION with the song, No pidas mas amor, under the name of LUNA. Was in 6th place, but signed with Vale Music and start to record her first album MI SUEÃO.
 
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Meaning of Mercedes in German origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.