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Origin and Meaning of Adieu

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb and interjection A*dieu"
Good-by; farewell; an expression of kind wishes at parting.

Etymology: OE. also adew adewe adue, F. � dieu, fr. L. ad to + deus God

noun A*dieu"
A farewell; commendation to the care of God at parting.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A farewell remark

Fun Facts about the name Adieu

  • When was the first name Adieu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Adieu is Tuesday, January 6th, 1925.
  • How unique is the name Adieu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Adieu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Adieu: Your name in reverse order is Ueida. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iedau. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Adieu born Jun 19, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).