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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age.
  2. According to the doctrines of the apostles; delivered or taught by the apostles; as, apostolic faith or practice.
  3. Of or pertaining to the pope or the papacy; papal.

Etymology: L. apostolicus, Gr. �: cf. F. apostolique

noun Ap`os*tol"ic
A member of one of certain ascetic sects which at various times professed to imitate the practice of the apostles.

Etymology: L. apostolicus

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  1. Of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
  2. Proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles

From Latin apostolicus (“apostolic”), from Ancient Greek ἀποστολικός (apostolikós, “apostolic”) (compare French apostolique).

Fun Facts about the name Apostolic

  • When was the first name Apostolic first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Apostolic is Wednesday, November 24th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Apostolic? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Apostolic. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Apostolic: Your name in reverse order is Cilotsopa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pslicoota. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Apostolic born Jul 2, 1945

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 France approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. 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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  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.