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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MUR-see
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Meaning & History

From the English word mercy, ultimately from Latin merces "wages, reward", a derivative of merx "goods, wares". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century.
VariantMercia
DiminutiveMerry

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