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Origin and Meaning of Alosa

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  • A user from Arkansas, United States says the name Alosa is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means ""A friendly face"".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Alosa
the genus comprising the most common varieties of shad. It replaces the older term Clupea . See also shad.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Shad
  1. shad

alosa was also found in the following language(s): Italian, Latin, and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Alosa

  • When was the first name Alosa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Alosa is Monday, February 16th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Alosa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Alosa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Alosa: Your name in reverse order is Asola. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alsoa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alosa born Sep 16, 1955

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 Philippines approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

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. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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.