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Origin and Meaning of Coquille

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Co*quille"
Lit., a shell;A shell or shell-like dish or mold in which viands are served.The expansion of the guard of a sword, dagger, etc.A form of ruching used as a dress trimming or for neckwear, and named from the manner in which it is gathered or fulled.

Etymology: F

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A dish in the form of a scallop shell
  2. Seafood served in a scallop shell

Borrowed from French coquille. See also cockle.

  1. A dish (meal), especially a seafood dish, served in an actual scallop shell or a dish (container) shaped like a shell.
  2. A scallop shell or a dish (container) shaped like one, especially when used to serve the aforementioned food.
  3. A form of ruching used as a dress trimming or for neckwear, named from the manner in which it is gathered or fulled.

coquille was also found in the following language(s): French and Old French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Coquille

Guy was born in 1523. He passed away in 1603.


Fun Facts about the name Coquille

  • When was the first name Coquille first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Coquille is Tuesday, November 9th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Coquille? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Coquille. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Coquille: Your name in reverse order is Elliuqoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loiclqeu. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Coquille born Oct 3, 1990

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 China approximately on 725. 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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  • 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).
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