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  1. Mercedes(Noun)

    A car manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.

  2. Mercedes(ProperNoun)

    occasionally borrowed from Spanish.

  3. Mercedes(ProperNoun)

    Short form of Mercedes-Benz.

  4. Origin: Mercedes. The car was named for Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek who ordered 36 cars from Gottlieb Daimler.


  1. Mercedes

    Mercedes was a brand of the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft. DMG which began to develop in 1900, after the death of its co-founder, Gottlieb Daimler. Although the name was not lodged as a trade name until 23 June 1902 and had to wait until 26 September to be registered legally, the brand name eventually would be applied to an automobile model built by Wilhelm Maybach to specifications by Emil Jellinek that was delivered to him on 22 December 1900. By Jellinek's contract, the new model contained a newly designed engine designated "Daimler-Mercedes". This engine name is the first instance of the use of the name, Mercedes, by DMG. The automobile model would later be called, the Mercedes 35 hp. An Austrian diplomat based in Nice, a business man running a profitable business selling cars, and a racing enthusiast, Emil Jellinek had been racing DMG automobiles under the pseudonym Mercédès, after his daughter, Mercédès Jellinek. Later he contracted with DMG for a small series of dedicated sports cars containing an engine that officially bore his daughter's name. He raced them very successfully, gaining recognition that increased interest in customers and Jellinek was placed on the board of directors of DMG. This model was a significant advancement in the history of automobiles. The model was released for sale in 1901 under the name of Mercedes 35 hp and, because of the success of the model, DMG began to apply the name as a series to other models such as, Mercedes 8/11 hp and Mercedes 40 hp Simplex. Jellinek seems to have become obsessed with the name and even had his name changed to Jellinek-Mercedes. Maybach quit DMG in 1907 and started up his own business.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mercedes in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mercedes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Mercedes in a Sentence

  1. Robert Redford:

    If you stay in Beverly Hills too long you become a Mercedes.

  2. Elise Durham:

    (That) equates to about four times the Mercedes Benz Stadium at capacity — every day.

  3. Red Bull:

    Our optimism is not unfounded, i see us behind Ferrari over the race distance but ahead of Mercedes.

  4. Kirk Garner:

    It's unfortunate that Mercedes-Benz had to be ordered to simply allow workers to discuss their right to organize.

  5. Lewis Hamilton:

    I'm proud but just super-grateful for this incredible team and all at Mercedes who have continued to push this year.

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