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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Am"mon*ite
A fossil cephalopod shell related to the nautilus. There are many genera and species, and all are extinct, the typical forms having existed only in the Mesozoic age, when they were exceedingly numerous. They differ from the nautili in having the margins of the septa very much lobed or plaited, and the siphuncle dorsal. Also called serpent stone snake stone, and cornu Ammonis.

Etymology: L. cornu Ammonis born of Ammon; L. Ammon, Gr. � an appellation of Jupiter, as represented with the horns of a ram. It was originally the name of an. Egyptian god, Amun

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  1. One of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks

Ammon +‎ -ite

  1. The extinct Canaanite language of the Ammonite people who used to live in modern-day northwest Jordan, and after whom its capital Amman is named. Extinct since 5th century BCE.
  2. A native or inhabitant of Ammon.

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

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Past life for Ammonite born Aug 28, 1991

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 Sumatra approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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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).
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