What does Mercy mean?
(female) Marscy, Merzie, ..
(male) Meras, Mercoy, .. Middle name pairings:
Mercy Maryjane (M.M.), ..
How popular is Mercy?
Mercy is a very popular first name for women (#1707 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#39378 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mercy reached its top position of #846 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is presently at #1013. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Mercy (#1013 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000 are Clemence, Mercedes (#1093 in 2015) and Merry. Usage of these relations of Mercy was well-received among parents 2 decades ago (median #1541) and has become significantly lower since (#1526, ▼80%), with forms like Mercedes becoming less trendy. Mercy is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list.
Mercy▲ is alike in pronunciation to Marcee, Marcey, Marci▼, Marcie▼, Marcy▼ and Marsey. Other recommended names are Darcy▼, Jency, Kelcy, Macy, Maery, Maicy, Margy, Marjy, Marty, Mary▼, Mecca, Meeca, Meggy, Meica, Melly, Mera, Merah, Meral, Merced, Mercer, Merel, Meris, Merl, Merla, Merle▼, Merlyn, Merna, Merri, Merryl, Merryn and Meryl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mercy.See names in meaning and etymology.