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since 1880
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ul"tra
Going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical; uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures.

Etymology: See Ultra-

noun Ul"tra
One who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an extremist; a radical.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm ("an ultra conservative")

From Latin ultra.

  1. An ultraroyalist in France.
  2. An extremist.
  3. (soccer) An especially devoted football fan, typically associated with the intimidating use of extremist slogans, pyrotechnics and sometimes hooligan violence.
  4. (athletics) An ultramarathon.
  5. (climbing) An ultra-prominent peak.
  6. (usually capitalised) Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information gained from the enemy.

ultra was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, French, Latin, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Ultra

Ultra Boy is a comics character.


Ultra Naté is a musician. She was most prominent from 1989 to 1989. Ultra was born Ultra Naté on March 20th, 1968 in Havre de Grace, Maryland.


Ultra the Multi-Alien is a comics character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ultra

Captain Ultra is a comics character.


Fun Facts about the name Ultra

  • When was the first name Ultra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ultra is Sunday, February 14th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Ultra? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ultra. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ultra: Your name in reverse order is Artlu. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taulr. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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