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Origin and Meaning of Antigonish

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Apparently from Mi'kmaq, "the place where the tree branches are torn off by bears gathering beechnuts". Earlier spellings of the name (ca. 1600-1700) include "Artigounesche" and "Antigoniche".

  1. A town in Nova Scotia, Canada, known for the St. Francis Xavier University and the largest Highland Games outside of Scotland.

Fun Facts about the name Antigonish

  • How unique is the name Antigonish? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Antigonish was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Antigonish born Sep 9, 1936

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 Korea approximately on 700. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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