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Origin and Meaning of Pristine

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Pris"tine
Belonging to the earliest period or state; original; primitive; primeval; as, the pristine state of innocence; the pristine manners of a people; pristine vigor.

Etymology: L. pristinus, akin to prior: cf. F. pristin. See Prior (a.)

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Immaculately clean and unused ("handed her his pristine white handkerchief")
  2. Completely free from dirt or contamination ("pristine mountain snow")

From Middle French pristin, borrowed from Latin pristinus.

From Ancient Greek πρίστης (prístēs, “a saw, one that saws”)

pristine was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Fun Facts about the name Pristine

  • How Popular is the name Pristine? Pristine is the 44,068th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Pristine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 62 babies born with the first name Pristine in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pristine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Pristine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pristine was in 2017 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Pristine: Your name in reverse order is Enitsirp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tersiinp. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Pristine born Dec 15, 1955

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 Central India approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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.