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tenby
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help with first name not italian

Postby tenby » 20 Sep 2008, 17:22

The name is Mordecai does anyone know where this name originates from can also be spelt Mordecay.

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Re: help with first name not italian

Postby misbris » 20 Sep 2008, 17:25

Mordecai is a Hebrew name found in the Old Testament. Here is some info.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordecai

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Re: help with first name not italian

Postby PeterTimber » 20 Sep 2008, 22:38

Mordecai (Mordechai) Hebrew name meaning servant of MARDUK (chief Persian God). He was cousin to and foster father of biblical esther. =Peter=


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