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Have you been wondering what does the name "Assassin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Assassin as well as things modernly associated with the name Assassin such as celebrities named Assassin.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun As*sas"sin
One who kills, or attempts to kill, by surprise or secret assault; one who treacherously murders any one unprepared for defense.

Etymology: F. (cf. It. assassino), fr. Ar. ‘hashishin one who has drunk of the hashish. Under its influence the Assassins of the East, followers of the Shaikh al-JabalOld Man of the Mountain), were said to commit the murders required by their chief

verb As*sas"sin
To assassinate.
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  1. A murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed ("his assassins were hunted down like animals" and "assassinators of kings and emperors")
  2. A member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

From French assassin or Italian assassino, from either Arabic حَشَّاشِين (ḥaššāšīn, “hashish users”), or أَسَاسِيُّون (ʾasāsiyyūn).

  1. (historical) A member of a Muslim militant group responsible for murdering Christian leaders during the Crusades.
  2. Someone who intentionally kills a person, especially a professional who kills a public or political figure.
  3. Any ruthless killer.

assassin was also found in the following language(s): French

What does the name Assassin mean?

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Sis for select, as few are chosen.

Sis for smile, it gives you face value.

Ais for adventure, take a new one today

Sis for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Sis for superb, a great attitude about life.

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Past life for Assassin born Nov 21, 1931

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