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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 5,838,786 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.
  • Weird things about the name Antigonish: Your name in reverse order is Hsinogitna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Stniagohin. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Antigonish born Jan 3, 1999

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 Southern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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