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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dis
The god Pluto, god of the underworld; also called Dis Pater.

Etymology: L

verb dis
to treat in a disrespectful manner; to insult, disparage or belittle.

Etymology: shortened from disrespect

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Roman mythology) god of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Hades

Abbreviation of disrespect.

  1. Alternative form of diss

From Old Norse dís.

  1. Any of a group of minor female deities in Scandinavian folklore.

Representing a colloquial or dialectal pronunciation of this.

    dis was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, French, Galician, German, Haitian Creole, Ladin, Latin, Louisiana Creole French, Mauritian Creole, Nigerian Pidgin, Norman, Northern Sami, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Novial, Old French, Polish, Swedish, Tok Pisin, and Volapük

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Dis

    Adriaan van Dis is a novella and novel novelist. Adriaan was born on December 16th, 1946 in Bergen aan Zee.


    Leendert was born on August 20th, 1944 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


    Fun Facts about the name Dis

    • When was the first name Dis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dis is Tuesday, June 27th, 1911.
    • How unique is the name Dis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Dis: Your name in reverse order is Sid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isd. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Dis born Sep 19, 2004

    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 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

    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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