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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective A*like"
Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.

Etymology: AS. onlīc gelīc; pref. ā + like

adverb A*like"
In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion.

Etymology: AS. gelīce onlīce

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Having the same or similar characteristics ("all politicians are alike", "they looked utterly alike", and "friends are generally alike in background and taste")
  2. In a like manner ("they walk alike")
  3. Equally ("parents and teachers alike demanded reforms")

Fun Facts about the name Alike

  • How Popular is the name Alike? Alike is the 71,033rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alike have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Alike in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alike? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Alike born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alike was in 1977 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Alike: Your name in reverse order is Ekila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lakei. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alike born Mar 18, 1945

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 USA South-West approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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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).