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Mercedes Name Meaning

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Meaning of Mercedes

In American meaning is : 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 Sosa
an Argentine singer immensely popular throughout Latin America. With her roots in Argentine folk music, she became one of the preeminent exponents of nueva canción. Sosa is nicknamed "La Negra" by her fans for her long, jet-black hair. She is best known as the voice of the "voiceless ones".[2]Sosa was born in San Miguel de Tucumán, in the northwestern province of Argentina, of mestizo descent from French and Amerindian (Quechuan) ancestry. In 1950, at age fifteen, she won a singing competition organized by a local radio station and was given a contract to perform for two months.
 
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Meaning of Mercedes in German origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.