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Origin and Meaning of Checkered

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Check"ered
  1. Marked with alternate squares or checks of different color or material."Dancing in the checkered shade." [Milton.]
  2. Diversified or variegated in a marked manner, as in appearance, character, circumstances, etc.; as, a character with a checkered past "This checkered narrative." [Macaulay.]
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  1. Marked by changeable fortune ("a checkered business career")
  2. Patterned with alternating squares of color

Fun Facts about the name Checkered

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

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Past life for Checkered born Mar 26, 1941

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 Southern India approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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).