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Origin and Meaning of Dianthus

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  • A user from South Korea says the name Dianthus means "Flower".

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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.

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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 Ishtdnua. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dianthus born Apr 29, 1989

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 Russia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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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.