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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aerie

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  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Aerie means "Like it sounds, airy, whimsical, free spirit." and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Aerie means "A lofty dwelling place." and is of Unknown origin.

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ae"rie
The nest of a bird of prey, as of an eagle or hawk; also a brood of such birds; eyrie. Shak. Also fig.: A human residence or resting place perched like an eagle's nest.

Etymology: OE. aire eire air, nest, also origin, descent, OF. aire, LL. area aera, nest of a bird of prey, perh. fr. L. area an open space (for birds of prey like to build their nests on flat and open spaces on the top of high rocks). Cf. Area

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any habitation at a high altitude
  2. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of eyrie
  2. A Local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

aerie was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Fun Facts about the name Aerie

  • How Popular is the name Aerie? Aerie is the 36,585th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aerie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 100 babies born with the first name Aerie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aerie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aerie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aerie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aerie is Tuesday, February 21st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Aerie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aerie was in 2013 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Aerie: Your name in reverse order is Eirea. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeiar. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Aerie born May 31, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Cyprus approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.