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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arsema

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  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Arsema is of Armenian origin and means "A symbol of beauty, faith, chastity and courage. Also known as Hripsime, Ripsima, Ripsime.".
  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Arsema means "Intelligent, Clever, Beautiful, Creative, Persitant" and is of Eritrea origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Arsema is of Eritrea origin and means "Ethiopian and Eritrean version of Rhipsime, a Roman lady who was cruelly martyred in Armenia around the year 290. The exact form and origin of her name are unknown, suggesting she may have been from a non-Romanised part of the Empire. She is a symbol of beauty, chastity, faith, and courage. The name is popular in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Pronounced AR:say:ma".
  • According to a user from Norway, the name Arsema is of Eritrea origin and means "Girl with a hidden gift".
  • A user from Zimbabwe says the name Arsema is of Eritrea origin and means "Clever".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

S is for serene, your calm time.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

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Popularity of Arsema as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Arsema

  • How Popular is the name Arsema? Arsema is the 17,881st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arsema have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 426 babies born with the first name Arsema in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arsema to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arsema? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Arsema first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arsema is Thursday, October 25th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Arsema born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arsema was in 2015 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Arsema Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arsema is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Arsema: Your name in reverse order is Amesra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Emasar. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Arsema born Aug 7, 1976

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 Korea approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).