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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Fu"ri*ous
  1. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.
  2. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm.
    synonyms: Impetuous; vehement; boisterous; fierce; turbulent; tumultuous; angry; mad; frantic; frenzied.

Etymology: L. furiosus, fr. furia rage, fury: cf. F. furieux. See Fury

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Marked by extreme anger ("furious about the accident" and "a furious scowl")
  2. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger ("furious winds")
  3. Marked by extreme and violent energy ("a furious battle")

From Old French furieus, from Latin furiōsus.

Fun Facts about the name Furious

  • How Popular is the name Furious? Furious is the 35,016th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Furious have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 112 babies born with the first name Furious in the United States. That's more than enough people named Furious to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Furious? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Furious born? The highest recorded use of the first name Furious was in 2006 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Furious: Your name in reverse order is Suoiruf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iouurfs. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Furious born Dec 26, 1996

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 Mexico approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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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.