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Origin and Meaning of Diary

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Di"a*ry
A register of daily events or transactions; a daily record; a journal; a blank book dated for the record of daily memoranda; as, a diary of the weather; a physician's diary.

Etymology: L. diarium, fr. dies day. See Deity

adjective Di"a*ry
lasting for one day; as, a diary fever.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A personal journal (as a physical object)
  2. A daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations

From Latin diārium (“a daily allowance for soldiers, in Late Latin also ‘diary’”), neuter of *diarius, from diēs (“a day”).

  1. A daily log of experiences, especially those of the writer.
    They kept separate . His was on paper and her was on her computer's hard drive.
  2. (Britain, Canada) A personal organizer or appointment diary.

Fun Facts about the name Diary

  • How Popular is the name Diary? Diary is the 60,182nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Diary have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Diary in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Diary? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Diary first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Diary is Saturday, February 10th, 1951.
  • What year had the most people named Diary born? The highest recorded use of the first name Diary was in 2017 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Diary: Your name in reverse order is Yraid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Radiy. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Diary born Apr 13, 1978

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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.