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  1. French writer and film maker who worked in many artistic media (1889-1963)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cocteau

Jean Cocteau was a novelist, poet, artist, and filmmaker. He was most active from 1908 to 1963. Jean was given the name Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau on July 5th, 1889 in Maisons-Laffitte, France. Jean is also known as The Frivolous Prince. He died on October 11th, 1963.


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

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Past life for Cocteau born May 12, 2011

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 Turkey approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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