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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caribe

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ca*ri"be
A south American fresh water fish of the genus Serrasalmo of many species, remarkable for its voracity. When numerous they attack man or beast, often with fatal results.

Etymology: Sp. a cannibal

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals
  1. piranha fish

caribe was also found in the following language(s): Papiamentu and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Caribe

  • How Popular is the name Caribe? Caribe is the 62,013th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Caribe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20 babies born with the first name Caribe in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caribe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Caribe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caribe was in 1975 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Caribe: Your name in reverse order is Ebirac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arbeic. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Caribe born Jun 1, 2008

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 North Europe approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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.