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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Alcor

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Alcor is of Arabic origin and means "Alcor is the fainter of two stars forming a naked eye double in the handle of the Big Dipper in the constellation of Ursa Major. Alcor was originally Arabic ??? suha, meaning either the 'forgotten' or 'neglected' one.; notable as a faint companion of Mizar.".
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Latin altior.

Fun Facts about the name Alcor

  • When was the first name Alcor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Alcor is Sunday, May 30th, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Alcor? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Alcor. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Alcor: Your name in reverse order is Rocla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oarcl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alcor born Sep 25, 1984

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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