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Origin and Meaning of Copernicus

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  • A submission from United Arab Emirates says the name Copernicus means "A scientist" and is of English Greek origin.

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  1. A conspicuous crater on the Moon
  2. Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus was a scientist in the fields of astronomy, economics, mathematics, and medicine. Nicolaus was born on February 19th, 1473. He left this life on May 24th, 1543.


Fun Facts about the name Copernicus

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

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Past life for Copernicus born Aug 22, 1969

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 Hungary approximately on 1700. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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