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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Iyob

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  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Iyob is of Arabic origin and means "It is a noun which its root is dated back to Arabic and Hebrew, too. The noun in Arabic is derived from the verb "a'ab" which means "to repent, or to feel remorse for". The noun is used to name someone "usually a male person" who performs the verb. In other words, it literally means: ((The Repenter)).".
Other origins: Hebrew

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Fun Facts about the name Iyob

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

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Past life for Iyob born Aug 13, 1983

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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