What does Mercer mean?
Mercer [mer-cer] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Mercer) is pronounced MER-ser. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Mercer is "storekeeper". Occupational name. Children's books author/illustrator Mercer Mayer; choreographer Merce Cunningham; musician Johnny Mercer.
Mercer has 1 variant: Merce.Creative forms:
(male) Morcer, ..
(female) Mermar, Mermer, .. Middle name pairings:
Mercer Eder (M.E.), ..
How popular is Mercer?
Mercer is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#949 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mercer reached its highest rank of #1417 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
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