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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Amalthea

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Ancient Greek Ἀμάλθεια (Amáltheia)

  1. (Greek mythology) The most frequently mentioned foster mother of Zeus, sometimes represented as the goat who suckled the infant-god in a mountain cave, sometimes as a goat-tending nymph.
  2. (astronomy) The third most distant moon of Jupiter.

Amalthea was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Fun Facts about the name Amalthea

  • How Popular is the name Amalthea? Amalthea is the 82,359th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Amalthea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Amalthea in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amalthea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Amalthea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amalthea was in 2016 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Amalthea: Your name in reverse order is Aehtlama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elamaath. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Amalthea born Apr 18, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1275. 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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