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Origin and Meaning of Puttana

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Possibly from a Vulgar Latin *puttāna, from Latin puta (“girl”), but more likely a borrowing from Old Provençal putana, cf. Old French putaine, French putain. Latin putta (“prostitute”) is attested in the sixth century (Gregory of Tours). The change of meaning from "girl" to "prostitute" is due to euphemism, a process that is well known to other periods and languages.

  1. (derogatory, vulgar slang) whore, slut, hooker, tart (British)
  2. (as an insult) bitch
  3. trollop, strumpet, whore, streetwalker

Fun Facts about the name Puttana

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

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Past life for Puttana born Mar 12, 1997

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 Egypt approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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