Meaning and Origin of: Mercy

The name Mercy is Latin for "Ransom"

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Ransom; virgin; merciful
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  • Middle English : Merciful; compassion; pity

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : habitational name from places so named in Allier, Meuthe-et-Moselle, and Yonne, derived from the Latin personal name Marcius, Martius, or Mercius + the locative suffix -acum.
  • French : from a Picard or Walloon form of Mercier.

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