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  • According to a user from Rhode Island, U.S., the name Birthday means "The day on which one is born".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Birth"day`
  1. The day in which any person is born; day of origin or commencement."Those barbarous ages past, succeeded next The birthday of invention." [Cowper.]
  2. The day of the month in which a person was born, in whatever succeeding year it may recur; the anniversary of one's birth."This is my birthday; as this very day Was Cassius born." [Shak.]
adjective Birth"day`
Of or pertaining to the day of birth, or its anniversary; as, birthday gifts or festivities.
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  1. An anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)
  2. The date on which a person was born

From Middle English birthdai, birtheday, from Old English ġebyrddæġ (“birthday”), equivalent to birth +‎ day. Compare Saterland Frisian Gebuursdai (“birthday”), Dutch geboortedag (“birthday”), German Geburtstag (“birthday”).

  1. The anniversary of the day on which someone is born. [From 1570s]
  2. The anniversary of the day on which something is created.
  3. The date on which someone is born or something is created, more commonly called birthdate or date of birth.

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

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Past life for Birthday born Jul 27, 1970

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 Alaska approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.