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Origin and Meaning of Ait

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Ait is of Aboriginal origin and means "It is AMAZIGH = Berber=North African. It means Family of .".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Ait is of Arabic origin and means "A small island in a river.".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ait
An islet, or little isle, in a river or lake; an eyot.

Etymology: AS. �, �, perh. dim. of īeg īg, island. See Eyot

noun Ait

From Middle English eyt, eit, from Old English īġeoþ, īgoþ, iggaþ, iggoþ (“ait, eyot, islet, small island”), diminutive of īġ, ēġ, īeġ (“island”). More at eyot.

  1. An island in a river, especially the River Thames in England.

From Scots ait, ate, from Middle English ate, from Old English āte. More at oat.

  1. (Scotland) An oat.

    ait was also found in the following language(s): Estonian, French, Irish, Latin, Old French, and Welsh

    Notable Persons Named Ait

    Ait was born on July 8th, 1978.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ait

    Kaspar Ait is an athlete for the FC Flora U19.


    Kalju Ait is an athlete for the JK Jalgpallihaigla.


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    Popularity of Ait as a last name

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    Fun Facts about the name Ait

    • When was the first name Ait first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ait is Sunday, June 12th, 1887.
    • How unique is the name Ait? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ait. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Ait: Your name in reverse order is Tia. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ita. How do you pronounce that?

    What Aits Have Visited This Page?

    Past life for Ait born Apr 9, 2006

    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 Ireland approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

    Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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