French occupational surname
"a merchant"

Mercer Origin and Meaning

The name Mercer is a girl's name of French origin meaning "a merchant".

Mercer is one fashionable occupational name that can work as well for girls as boys, perhaps because of the soft c or the conventionally feminine nickname Mercy.

Famous People Named Mercer

  • Serena Mercerauthor of "My sister the Vampire".
  • Matthew Mercervoice actor

Mercer in Pop Culture

  • Sophia "Sophie" Mercermain character in Hex Hall series by Rachel Hawkins
  • Sutton Mercerlead female character in The Lying Game series
  • Laurel Mercersister of Sutton in The Lying Game series