Given Name MERCURY

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: MURK-yə-ree (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages". This was the name of the Roman god of trade, merchants, and travellers, later equated with the Greek god Hermes. This is also the name of the first planet in the solar system.
VARIANT: Mercurius
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mercurio (Italian)

Categories

car models, celestial, Dragon Quest characters, elements, gods, metals, nature, planets, RWBY characters, Sailor Moon characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012