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Origin and Meaning of Delphinus

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Del*phi"nus
  1. [Zoöl] A genus of Cetacea, including the dolphin. See Dolphin, 1.
  2. [Astron] The Dolphin, a constellation near the equator and east of Aquila.

Etymology: L., a dolphin, fr. Gr. delfi`s delfi`n

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Delphinidae
  2. A constellation in the northern hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila

Fun Facts about the name Delphinus

  • When was the first name Delphinus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Delphinus is Saturday, December 24th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Delphinus? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Delphinus. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Delphinus: Your name in reverse order is Sunihpled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snpuhidle. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Delphinus born Sep 22, 1966

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 Philippines approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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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).