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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun As*tar"te
A genus of bivalve mollusks, common on the coasts of America and Europe.

Etymology: Gr. � a Phœnician goddess

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  1. An ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertility; the Phoenician counterpart to Ishtar

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀστάρτη (Astártē), from Akkadian 𒀭𒈹 (dIštar).

  1. A Semitic goddess of fertility, sexuality, and war; cognate in name, origin, and function with the goddess Ishtar of Mesopotamian texts.

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  • How unique is the name Astarte? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Astarte was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Astarte: Your name in reverse order is Etratsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raastte. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Astarte born Mar 3, 1998

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 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

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).
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  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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