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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun and verb Me*ow"
See 6th and 7th Mew.
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  1. The sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
  2. Cry like a cat ("the cat meowed")

Onomatopoeic, with some spellings modelled on French miaou. Meow and its spelling variants entered widespread currency in the 19th century; before then, mew was more common.

  1. The cry of a cat.
  2. (Britain, slang, uncountable) The drug mephedrone.

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Fun Facts about the name Meow

  • When was the first name Meow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Meow is Friday, January 1st, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Meow? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Meow. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Meow: Your name in reverse order is Woem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Weom. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Meow born Mar 12, 2000

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 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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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.