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since 1880
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  • Automated Male (English)
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maleo

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ma"le*o
A bird of Celebes (megacephalon maleo), allied to the brush turkey. It makes mounds in which to lay its eggs.

Etymology: From its native name

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches
  1. Macrocephalon maleo, a species of turkey-like bird in the megapode family, endemic to Sulawesi.

maleo was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Maleo

  • When was the first name Maleo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Maleo is Thursday, December 8th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Maleo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Maleo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Maleo: Your name in reverse order is Oelam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aolem. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Maleo born Dec 8, 2007

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 Yukon approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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.