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Origin and Meaning of Anscombe

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Alt. Meaning

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Anscombe

Elizabeth Anscombe was a scientist in the fields of philosophy of mind, action theory (philosophy), philosophical logic, and philosophy of language. Elizabeth was born on March 18th, 1919 in Limerick, Ireland. She left this life on January 5th, 2001.


Gareth was born in 1991 in Auckland.


Francis Anscombe was a in the field of statistician. Francis was born on May 13th, 1918 in Hove. He breathed his last breath on October 17th, 2001.




Edmund was born on February 8th, 1874 in Lindfield, West Sussex. He died on October 9th, 1948.


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Fun Facts about the name Anscombe

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

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Past life for Anscombe born Dec 9, 1929

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

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. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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