Mordechai name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Persian and Hebrew
Usage: English and Hebrew
Pronunciation: m(o)-rde-chai
Meaning: Follower of Marduk, Warrior and Little Man
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What does Mordechai mean?

Used mostly in Hebrew and English cherished, Mordechai aimed at boys has its origin in Hebrew and Old Persian, Mordechai means "Follower of Marduk, Warrior or Little Man".

How do I pronounce Mordechai?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Mordechai is m(o)-rde-chai. mor-dechai is another way(s) to say the name.

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How popular is the name Mordechai?

Mordechai is a common name in United States given to over 5025 babies in 66 years. Currently the name is hotter than ever, the moniker grabbed the 791st spot and 284 baby boys were given the name.

Mordechai is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 23 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 253 people have been named Mordechai in England and Wales.

Mordechai is a rare baby name in Belgium however it is still in use. Also, Mordechai is a familiar name in England. At least, 5000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Mordechai

If the letter I represent your capstone, work on your emotional side. You solve problems systematically and diplomatically. You never approach issues or challenges with a negative attitude because you know that no problem comes with a solution. You never take love relationships seriously in order to avoid disappointment. You are an exceptional person, a good listener for your friends and family, but shy as a lover.

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Famous people named Mordechai

  • Mordechai Gichon, Israeli non-fiction author and military historian
  • Mordechai Mano, Israeli businessman and member of the Mano family shipping family
  • Mordechai Rozanski, served as Rider University’s sixth president
  • Mordechai ben Hillel, 13th-century German rabbi and posek
  • Mordechai of Nadvorna, son of Rabbi Yesochor Bertche Leifer
  • Mordechai Elon, Israeli Religious Zionist rabbi
  • Mordechai Gebirtig, influential Yiddish poet and songwriter of the interwar period
  • Mordechai Avniel, Israeli painter, sculptor and lawyer
  • Mordechai Halperin, Israeli rabbi, physician and scientist
  • Mordechai Strigler, prolific Polish-born Yiddish writer and editor of the Yiddish Forward
  • Mordechai Shatner, Zionist activist and a signatory of the Israeli declaration of independence
  • Mordechai Anielewicz, leader of the Jewish Fighting Organization
  • Mordechai Maklef, third Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and later
  • Mordechai Breuer, German-born Israeli Orthodox rabbi
  • Mordechai Gur, military person
  • Mordechai Nessyahu, Israeli political theorist and philosopher of science
  • Mordechai Eliyahu, prominent rabbi, posek, and spiritual leader
  • Mordechai Geldman,
  • Mordechai Ben David, American Hasidic Jewish singer and songwriter popular
  • Mordechai Spiegler, former Israeli footballer and manager
  • Mordechai Dovid Unger, was
  • Mordechai Gifter, rosh yeshiva of the Telz Yeshiva in Cleveland and among the foremost religious leaders of Orthodox Jewry
  • Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli former nuclear technician and peace activist who
  • Mordechai Hod, Commander of the Israeli Air Force during the 1967 Six-Day War
  • Mordechai Ish-Shalom, Israeli politician and labor leader
  • Mordechai Yosef Leiner, rabbinic Hasidic thinker and founder of the Izhbitza-Radzyn dynasty of Hasidic Judaism
  • Mordechai Twersky, son of Rabbi Menachem Nachum Twersky of Chernobyl and the second rebbe of the Chernobyl Hasidic dynasty
  • Mordechai Willig, Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University
  • Mordechai Namir, Israeli politician,
  • Mordechai Bentov, Israeli journalist and politician
  • Mordechai Ben-Ze'ev in movie Adon Leon as Actor

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