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Origin and Meaning of Pretina

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Metathesis of Old Spanish petrina (compare similar occurrence in pretal, pretil, apretar), from Vulgar Latin *pectorīna(m), from Latin pectus, pectoris; cognate with French poitrine (“chest”).

  1. waistband

Fun Facts about the name Pretina

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

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Past life for Pretina born Jan 3, 2002

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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