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See also: mercy
- In modern use sometimes used to anglicize Spanish Mercedes.
- A female given name from English.
- 1842 December – 1844 July, Charles Dickens, “2]”, in The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, London: Chapman and Hall, […], published 1844, OCLC 977517776:
- Mr Pecksniff was a moral man — a grave man, a man of noble sentiments and speech — and he had had her christened Mercy. Mercy! oh, what a charming name for such a pure–souled Being as the youngest Miss Pecksniff! Her sister’s name was Charity. There was a good thing! Mercy and Charity!
Mercy (plural Mercys)
- A surname from French.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Mercy is the 38484th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 575 individuals. Mercy is most common among White (55.48%) and Black/African American (39.83%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Mercy”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 2, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 577.
- a female given name from English