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Origin and Meaning of Phobos

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  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Phobos is of Greek origin and means "Fear".

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  1. The larger of the two satellites of Mars

From Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos, “fear”).

  1. (Greek mythology) A son of Ares (Mars). Also the Greek god of fear.
  2. (astronomy) The innermost natural satellite of Mars.

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  • How unique is the name Phobos? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Phobos was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Phobos: Your name in reverse order is Sobohp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hposbo. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Phobos born Apr 30, 1998

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 Iran approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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