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Origin and Meaning of Hiraeth

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  • A user from Canada says the name Hiraeth is of Welsh origin and means "A longing for a home that never was, or for a place, person, or thing beyond this plane of existence.".

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From Proto-Celtic *sīr-axto-, akin to Gaulish siraxta (“longing”).

  1. homesickness
  2. an intense form of longing or nostalgia, wistfulness

Fun Facts about the name Hiraeth

  • How unique is the name Hiraeth? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hiraeth was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hiraeth: Your name in reverse order is Htearih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eihhatr. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Hiraeth born Apr 6, 1984

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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