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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Syne

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb Syne
  1. Afterwards; since; ago.(Obs. or Scot)
  2. Late, -- as opposed to soon."Each rogue] shall be discovered either soon or syne." [W. Hamilton (Life of Wallace).]

Etymology: See Since

conjunction Syne
Since; seeing.

Contracted form of sithen.

syne was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Danish, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Scots

Notable Persons Named Syne

Syne Mitchell is a science fiction novelist. Syne was born in 1970 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States.


Fun Facts about the name Syne

  • When was the first name Syne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Syne is Monday, April 9th, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Syne? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Syne. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Syne: Your name in reverse order is Enys. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Syne. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Syne born Nov 23, 1990

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 Scotland approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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