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From Arabic القائد البنات النعش (al-qā’id al-banāt an-na‘sh) ‘the leader of the girls at the bier’, from قائد (“leader”) + بنات plural of بنت (“girl”) + نعش (“bier”). With reference to the mourners at the funeral of Calypso (who became the Great Bear).

  1. (astronomy) A star in the constellation of Ursa Major, the east-most star of the Plough

Alkaid was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Fun Facts about the name Alkaid

  • How unique is the name Alkaid? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Alkaid was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Alkaid: Your name in reverse order is Diakla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laakdi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alkaid born Jan 23, 2017

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 Northern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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