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Origin and Meaning of Daze

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  • According to a user from United States, the name Daze is of English origin and means "To stun, befuddle, or render into bewilderment.".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Daze
To stupefy with excess of light; with a blow, with cold, or with fear; to confuse; to benumb.

Etymology: OE. dasen, prob. from Icel. dasask to become weary, a reflexive verb; cf. Sw. dasa to lie idle, and OD. daesen to be foolish, insane, daes dwaes, D. dwaas, foolish, insane, AS. dwǣs dysig, stupid. √71. Cf. Dizzy Doze

noun Daze
  1. The state of being dazed; as, he was in a daze .(Colloq)
  2. [Mining] A glittering stone.
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  1. Confusion characterized by lack of clarity
  2. The feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally ("his mother's death left him in a daze")
  3. Overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
  4. To cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light

Perhaps from Old Norse *dasa – compare dasask (“to become weary”), with reflexive suffix -sk, and Icelandic dasask (“to make weary with cold”) – or from Middle Dutch dasen (“act silly”).

  1. The state of being dazed;
    He was in a .
  2. (mining) A glittering stone.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Daze

Éric Dazé is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2005. Éric was born on July 2nd, 1975 in Montreal.


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Fun Facts about the name Daze

  • When was the first name Daze first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Daze is Sunday, November 11th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Daze? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Daze. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Daze: Your name in reverse order is Ezad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ezda. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Daze born Oct 14, 2012

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 Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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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