Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:4381
Meaning:follower of Marduk
Mordecai is a baby boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “follower of Marduk”. In Hebrew cultures, Marduk was the Babylonian god who ruled over their kingdom with compassion. Similar to other mighty deities, it is known that Marduk stood for justice, fairness, and order. The name Mordecai is also recognized in the Jewish faith, as the courageous Jew who took leaps and bounds to look after their cousin Esther. Whether you’re raising baby spiritually or not, Mordecai carries both strength and kindness.

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