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Origin and Meaning of Skua

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sku"a
Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua; -- called also boatswain.

Etymology: Icel. sk�fr sk�mr

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Gull-like jaeger of northern seas

From Faroese skúgvur (“Great Skua”), from Old Norse skúfr.

  1. skua, jaeger

Fun Facts about the name Skua

  • How unique is the name Skua? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Skua was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Skua born Apr 8, 1932

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 Ireland approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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).
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