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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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136 Pasty
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Fun Facts about the name Past

  • When was the first name Past first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Past is Monday, February 22nd, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Past? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Past. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Past: Your name in reverse order is Tsap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Stpa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Past? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Past.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Past? Past is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Past as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Past U.S.
  White 92.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Past

People with the last name Past are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Past" mean? The list below shows the origins of Past as well as things modernly associated with the name Past such as celebrities named Past.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Past
Of or pertaining to a former time or state; neither present nor future; gone by; elapsed; ended; spent; as, past troubles; past offences.

Etymology: From Pass (v.)

noun Past
A former time or state; a state of things gone by.
preposition Past
  1. Beyond, in position, or degree; further than; beyond the reach or influence of."Who being pastfeeling."Eph. iv. 19."Galled pastendurance."Macaulay."Until we be past thy borders." [Num. xxi. 22.]"Love, when once past government, is consequently past shame." [L'Estrange.]
  2. Beyond, in time; after; as, past the hour."Is it not past two o'clock?" [Shak.]
  3. Above; exceeding; more than.(R)"Not past three quarters of a mile." [Shak.]"Bows not past three quarters of a yard long." [Spenser.]
adverb Past
By; beyond; as, he ran past .
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past
  2. The time that has elapsed ("forget the past")
  3. A earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret) ("reporters dug into the candidate's past")
  4. Of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office
  5. Earlier than the present time; no longer current ("time past", "his youth is past", "this past Thursday", and "the past year")
  6. So as to pass a given point ("every hour a train goes past")

From Middle English, past participle of passen (“to pass, to go by”), whence Modern English pass.

  1. The period of time that has already happened, in contrast to the present and the future.
    a book about a time machine that can transport people back into the
  2. (grammar) The past tense.

past was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Dutch, and Slovene

What does the name Past mean?

Pis for patience, the best of you!

Ais for activities, for you have many.

Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

Tis for tender, loving nature.

Past life for Past born Jan 3, 1951

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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 Italy approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

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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