Mercer is a gender-neutral name meaning “storekeeper.” It derives from the British surname Mercer, which has its roots in the Old French word mercier, meaning “merchant.” Originally, it referred to someone who dealt in textiles. Despite its ancient roots, this name feels cool and modern, and is a rarer alternative to other occupational names like Mason. If you have high hopes for baby to be successful in trade, this could be the perfect name for them!
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