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Origin and Meaning of Jaffna

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  • According to a user from Maryland, United States, the name Jaffna is of Arabic origin and means "The Heavens gate".

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  1. a city in northern Sri Lanka

Jaffna was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Fun Facts about the name Jaffna

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

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Past life for Jaffna born Jul 7, 2006

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 England approximately on 1775. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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