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Origin and Meaning of Dianthus

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Di*an"thus
A genus of plants containing some of the most popular of cultivated flowers, including the pink, carnation, and Sweet William.

Etymology: NL., fr. Gr. �, gen. �, Zeus + 'a`nqos flower

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  1. Carnations and pinks

From the genus name.

  1. Any plant, such as carnations and pinks, of the genus Dianthus.

Fun Facts about the name Dianthus

  • When was the first name Dianthus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dianthus is Saturday, April 3rd, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Dianthus? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dianthus. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dianthus: Your name in reverse order is Suhtnaid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htasniud. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dianthus born Apr 7, 1963

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 New Guinea approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.