Mercedes

Mercedes - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mercedes, meaning gracious gifts, benefits, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #425. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mercedes and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mercedes? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mercedes. The baby girl name Mercedes was given to 343 baby girls in 2012, ranking #718 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,120 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mercedes peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1991 on position 165.



Famous with this name

Gerardo Mercedes
Mercedes Herrero
Mercedes Ruehl


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Mercedes is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mercedes is currently topping the baby name charts in New Hampshire at position #227 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,413.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mercedes is where you live.


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Mercedes origin and meaning

Mercedes is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means gracious gifts, benefits. To see famous people named Mercedes, pop culture references for the name Mercedes and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mercedes

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mercedes, sorted by popularity.

Marquita / Margot / Mercedez / Markita / Marykate / Marquetta / Mariaguadalupe / Marquitta / Marguita / Merced /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012718
2011780
2010673
2009642
2008527
2007486
2006436
2005386
2004332
2003326
2002285
2001282
2000283
1999264
1998224
1997239
1996210
1995191
1994189
1993171
1992176
1991165
1990177
1989225
1988406
1987504
1986523
1985566
1984619
1983575
1982606
1981682
1980682
1979728
1978696
1977716
1976719
1975714
1974810
1973750
1972723
1971738
1970718
1969773
1968746
1967748
1966770
1965735
1964791
1963748
1962741
1961790
1960782
1959768
1958717
1957771
1956689
1955730
1954677
1953700
1952692
1951630
1950624
1949683
1948678
1947677
1946633
1945578
1944643
1943642
1942653
1941637
1940584
1939512
1938495
1937475
1936525
1935489
1934510
1933498
1932492
1931452
1930446
1929407
1928438
1927414
1926409
1925407
1924391
1923403
1922442
1921384
1920373
1919442
1918433
1917396
1916421
1915391
1914420
1913454
1912435
1911423
1910425

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire227
New Mexico257
Utah295
Nevada336
Minnesota450
Oregon466
Wisconsin488
Oklahoma503
Texas523
South Carolina541
Iowa565
Michigan591
Colorado621
Missouri622
Illinois656
Tennessee702
Virginia713
Washington819
Pennsylvania822
California842
Arizona855
Massachusetts855
North Carolina864
Florida923
New York998
Ohio1346
Georgia1413

Even more about Mercedes


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mercedes a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mercedes?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mercedes
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,120
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +343

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