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Origin and Meaning of Aquinas

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  • A submission from Netherlands says the name Aquinas means "Aquinas, equivalent to aquino, derives from the Latin word "aquinum," which comes from the word aqua. Aqua means water English." and is of Latin origin.
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Aquinas means "Gift of god" and is of Arabian origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Aquinas means "It mean heart tocher and very inteligent" and is of Muslim origin.
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit) and Italian

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  1. (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)

Notable Persons Named Aquinas

Aquinas Ryan is a Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island.


Aquinas was born in Ghana.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aquinas

OP Saint Thomas Aquinas was a scholasticism and thomism catholic priest, philosopher, and theologian. He holds the title Doctor of the Church. OP was born in 1225 in Roccasecca, Kingdom of Sicily, Italy. OP is also known as Saint Thomas Aquinas (reverent form); Thomas of Aquin (alternate name); Aquino (alternate name); Doctor Angelicus and Doctor Universalis (title). He left this life on March 7th, 1274.


Thomas Aquinas is a scholasticism and thomism priesthood (catholic church), philosopher, and theology.


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Popularity of Aquinas as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Aquinas

  • How Popular is the name Aquinas? Aquinas is the 89,990th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aquinas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Aquinas in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aquinas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aquinas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aquinas is Saturday, August 17th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Aquinas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aquinas was in 2014 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Aquinas: Your name in reverse order is Saniuqa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aauiqns. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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