Ochre

First Name
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O"chre
See Ocher.
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  1. A moderate yellow-orange to orange color
  2. Any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
  3. Of a moderate orange-yellow color
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From Old French ocre and its source Latin ōchra, from Ancient Greek ὤχρα (ṓkhra, “pale yellow”).

  1. An earth pigment containing silica, aluminum and ferric oxide
  2. A somewhat dark yellowish orange colour
  3. (molecular biology, colloquial) The stop codon sequence "UAA."

Notable Persons Named Ochre

Ochre is an electronic music, intelligent dance music, ambient music, and folktronica musician. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Ochre was given the name Christopher Scott Leary .

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ochre

Ochre is an electronic music, intelligent dance music, ambient music, and folktronica musician. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Ochre was given the name Christopher Scott Leary .

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Fun Facts about the name Ochre

  • When was the first name Ochre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ochre is Wednesday, June 5th, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Ochre? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ochre. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ochre: Your name in reverse order is Erhco. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Roceh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ochre born Mar 16, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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).
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