Given Name MORDECAI

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: מָרְדֳּכַי (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: MAWR-də-kie (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "servant of MARDUK" in Persian. In the Old Testament Mordecai is the cousin and foster father of Esther. He thwarted a plot to kill the Persian king, though he made an enemy of the king's chief advisor Haman.

Categories

athletes, biblical, heroes, Regular Show characters
VARIANT: Mordechai (Hebrew)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mordokhay (Biblical Hebrew), Mordikai (English), Motel, Motke (Yiddish)