display | more...

A Spanish girls' name meaning grace.

The daughter born to the Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek was named Mercedes. The brand name Mercedes-Benz was named after her, after first having had a racing team, a line of engines and a number of cars named after her.

. ..... . .

   Sources:
http://www.mercedes.com/e/mbclassic/default.htm
http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/9471/historylink.html

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.