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Origin and Meaning of Fiery

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Fi"er*y
Senses
  1. Consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance. "And fiery billows roll below." [I. Watts.]
  2. Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous."Hath thy fiery heart so parched thine entrails?" [Shak.]"The fiery spirit of his forefathers." [W. Irwing.]
  3. Passionate; easily provoked; irritable."You know the fiery quality of the duke." [Shak.]
  4. Unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited."One curbed the fiery steed." [Dryden.]
  5. heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish."The sword which is made fiery." [Hooker.]

Etymology: Formerly written firy, fr. fire

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Like or suggestive of fire ("a fiery desert wind")
  2. Very intense ("a fiery temper")
  3. Characterized by intense emotion ("fiery oratory")
Wiktionary

Middle English firi, from fir (“fire”).

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Popularity of Fiery as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fiery U.S.
  White 86.23% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fiery

People with the last name Fiery are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Fiery

  • How Popular is the name Fiery? As a last name Fiery was the 124,548th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Fiery? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Fiery was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Fiery: Your name in reverse order is Yreif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yfrie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fiery? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 138 people with the last name Fiery.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fiery? Fiery is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Fierys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Fiery born May 19, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. 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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