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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arcus

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  1. A whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea

Borrowed from Latin arcus.

  1. (medicine) A white band of cholesterol that forms at the edge of the cornea
  2. (meteorology) A low, horizontal cloud typically forming at the leading edge of thunderstorm outflow
  3. (entomology) An elastic band around the base of the arolium, a pad at the end of the leg of certain insects
  4. (palynology) An arc-shaped band of thickened sexine extending between two apertures on a pollen grain or spore

arcus was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arcus

Carlens Arcus is a soccer player for the Troyes AC, RC Haïtien, and Haiti national football team. Carlens was born on June 28th, 1996 in Port-au-Prince.


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Popularity of Arcus as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Arcus

  • How Popular is the name Arcus? Arcus is the 79,361st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arcus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Arcus in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arcus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Arcus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arcus is Saturday, December 4th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Arcus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arcus was in 1983 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arcus: Your name in reverse order is Sucra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usrac. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Arcus born Nov 25, 2018

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 Western Russia approximately on 1175. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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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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