The name Mordecai is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "warrior". Mordecai and is often added to user-created lists like Names For Characters (Boys) and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Mordecai, although it has a noble heritage, has never caught on in this country, because of its rather weighty image.
Mordecai is a symbolic name for boys born on the holiday of Purim, because this cousin of Queen Esther helped her save the Jews from destruction at the hands of Haman.
Mordecai Richler was a Canadian author and screenwriter whose best known work is The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.