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Mercator

What does Mercator mean?

Mercator Pronunciation of Mercator [mer-ca-tor] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Mercator is "merchant". Latinate name of Gerardus Kremer, the 16th-century cartographer whose projection for a world map was useful to navigators.

Associated with: 16th century.

Variations

Creative forms:
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Middle name pairings:
Mercator Ronin (M.R.), ..

How popular is Mercator?

Mercator is an unusual first name for men and an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Mercator has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mercator name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mercator outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Artor, Decatur, Ector, Factor, Hector, Heitor, Herrior, Major, Malchior, Mankato, Marcas, Marcelo, Marciano, Marcio, Marco, Marcos, Mariano, Marianos (see Mariano), Marinor (see Marriner), Marrinor (see Marriner), Marston, Marton, Mayor, Mazor, Medesto (see Modesto), Meical, Meinor, Melchior, Melkior, Menor, Mentor, Merce, Mercer, Mercure, Mercuree, Mercurey, Mercury, Merit, Meritt, Merom, Merrett, Merritt, Merton, Monckton, Morton, Murton, Nestor, Nicanor, Proctor, Salvator, Seamor, Teador, Viator and Victor. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mercator.

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