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Origin and Meaning of Immaculate

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  • According to a user from Uganda, the name Immaculate is of African origin and means "Holly".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Im*mac"u*late
Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure.

Etymology: L. immaculatus; pref. im- not + maculatus, p. p. of maculare to spot, stane, fr. macula spot. See Mail armor

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Completely neat and clean ("the apartment was immaculate" and "in her immaculate white uniform")
  2. Without fault or error ("timing and technique were immaculate" and "an immaculate record")
  3. Free from stain or blemish

From Middle English immaculat, from Latin immaculātus; prefix im- (“not”) + maculātus, perfect passive participle of maculō (“I spot, stain”), from macula (“spot”). See mail (armor).

Displaced native unwemmed (“pure, untainted”).

immaculate was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Immaculate

Immaculate Conception of Mary is a saint.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Immaculate

He holds the title Martyr. Saint was born on March 10th, 1887 in Santa Cecelia del Valle de Oro, Galicia, Spain. He left this life on October 9th, 1934.


Fun Facts about the name Immaculate

  • How Popular is the name Immaculate? Immaculate is the 42,667th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Immaculate have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68 babies born with the first name Immaculate in the United States. That's more than enough people named Immaculate 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 Immaculate? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Immaculate first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Immaculate is Friday, August 15th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Immaculate born? The highest recorded use of the first name Immaculate was in 1917 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Immaculate Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Immaculate is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Immaculate: Your name in reverse order is Etalucammi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cmaaletium. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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