Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈmɔɹ.də.ˌkaɪ/(English)  [key·simplify]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMardochée(Biblical French) Mardochaios(Biblical Greek) Mordokhay(Biblical Hebrew) Mardocheus(Biblical Latin) Mardoqueo(Biblical Spanish) Mardochée(French) Mardoqueo(Spanish) Motel, Motke(Yiddish)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020