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Origin and Meaning of Elysian

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective E*ly"sian
Pertaining, or the abode of the blessed after death; hence, yielding the highest pleasures; exceedingly delightful; beatific.

Etymology: L. Elysius, fr. Elysium

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods ("an elysian meal")
  2. Relating to the Elysian Fields

The Anglicization of Latin Elysium.

  1. (Classical mythology) Elysium; home of the blessed, after death.

Fun Facts about the name Elysian

  • How Popular is the name Elysian? Elysian is the 60,578th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elysian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Elysian in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elysian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Elysian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elysian was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elysian: Your name in reverse order is Naisyle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsenyia. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elysian born Feb 4, 1945

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 Romania approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • 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.