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Origin and Meaning of Apocalypse

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A*poc"a*lypse
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  1. [Eccl] One of a numerous class of writings proceeding from Jewish authors between 250 b. c. and 150 a. d., and designed to propagate the Jewish faith or to cheer the hearts of the Jewish people with the promise of deliverance and glory; or proceeding from Christian authors of the opening centuries and designed to portray the future.
  2. Specifically, the revelation delivered to St. John, in the isle of Patmos, near the close of the first century, forming the last book of the New Testament (called Revelation or the Apocalypse).
  3. Anything viewed as a revelation, especially one that is highly significant for the person receiving it; a disclosure. Often used of a realization or revelation that changes a person's goals or style of life."The new apocalypse of Nature." [Carlyle.]
  4. the final battle between good and evil, as foreseen in Saint John's Apocalypse; the time when God conquers the powers of evil, attended by cataclysmic cosmic events, and sometimes thought of as the end of the world; an Armageddon.

Etymology: L. apocalypsis, Gr. �, fr. � to uncover, to disclose; � from + � to cover, conceal: cf. F. apocalypse

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  1. The last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
  2. A cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil

Notable Persons With the Name Apocalypse

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Apocalypse

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Fun Facts about the name Apocalypse

  • How unique is the name Apocalypse? Out of 5,743,017 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Apocalypse was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Apocalypse: Your name in reverse order is Espylacopa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Espolaapcy. How do you pronounce that?

What Apocalypse's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Apocalypse mean?

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Pis for pastimes, for you have many.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Cis for captive, your web of charm.

Ais for admirable, you certainly are!

Lis for life, that you live so well.

Yis for young, the years never show!

Pis for please, the way you always do.

Sis for special, you are, you know!

Eis for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Past life for Apocalypse born May 22, 1929

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 Northern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

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 learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.