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Origin and Meaning of Salix

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Salix is of Latin origin and means "Latin word used for "willow"".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Salix is of Latin origin and means "Latin word for the genus of "Willow". The word is actually gender neutral.".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Sa"lix
A genus of trees or shrubs including the willow, osier, and the like, growing usually in wet grounds.A tree or shrub of any kind of willow.

Etymology: L., the willow

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows

From Latin salix (“willow”)

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Salicaceae â€“ the willows.

Fun Facts about the name Salix

  • How Popular is the name Salix? Salix is the 76,862nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Salix have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9 babies born with the first name Salix in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Salix? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Salix born? The highest recorded use of the first name Salix was in 2015 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Salix: Your name in reverse order is Xilas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Xilas. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Salix born Jul 25, 1930

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 Alaska approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • 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.