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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kazoo

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ka*zoo"
A kind of toy or rude musical instrument, as a tube inside of which is a stretched string or membrane made to vibrate by singing or humming into the tube.

Etymology: Etymol. uncertain

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece

Probably onomatopoeic.

  1. (music) A simple musical instrument (membranophone) consisting of a pipe with a hole in it, producing a buzzing sound when the player hums into it.

Fun Facts about the name Kazoo

  • When was the first name Kazoo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kazoo is Sunday, August 27th, 1916.
  • How unique is the name Kazoo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kazoo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kazoo: Your name in reverse order is Oozak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zokao. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kazoo born Dec 4, 1922

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 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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.