Mordechai

Mordechai - A very unique male name



  Oct 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mordechai appeared on the charts for the first time in 1950 on position #1355. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mordechai and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mordechai? 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 Mordechai. The baby boy name Mordechai was given to 164 baby boys in 2012, ranking #941 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,006 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mordechai peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 855.



Famous with this name

Mordechai Ben-Ze'ev
Mordechai Arnon
Mordechai Richler


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Mordechai is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mordechai is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #174 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #762.

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 Mordechai is where you live.


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Mordechai origin and meaning

Mordechai is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Mordechai, pop culture references for the name Mordechai and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mordechai

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

Martez / Mordche / Mordecai / Maritza / Martese / Mordcha / Martice / Murtaza / Mardochee / Mordchai /

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
2012941
2011941
2010976
2009961
20081059
20071028
20061049
2005967
2004928
2003855
2002972
2001988
20001006
1999995
1998986
1997940
19961029
1995989
1994969
19931168
1992994
19911066
19901121
19891025
1988984
19871097
19861025
19851119
19841059
1983961
19821077
19811062
19801167
19791040
1978977
19771067
19761091
19751145
19741435
19731085
19721183
19711094
19701246
19691325
19681714
19671325
19661378
19651681
19641537
19631427
19621373
19611474
19601367
19581706
19571542
19561283
19551506
19531336
19501355

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York174
New Jersey196
Maryland762

Even more about Mordechai


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 Mordechai 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mordechai?

3 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
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Mordechai
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,006
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1950
2012 births +164

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