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Origin and Meaning of Brevis

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From Proto-Italic *breɣʷis, from Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus. Cognates include Ancient Greek βραχύς (brakhús).

  1. (orthography, printing) breve
  2. (music) breve (British), whole note (US)

Fun Facts about the name Brevis

  • When was the first name Brevis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Brevis is Monday, April 8th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Brevis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Brevis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Brevis: Your name in reverse order is Siverb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isrvbe. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Brevis born Nov 26, 1929

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1100. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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