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Fun Facts about the name Vile

  • When was the first name Vile first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vile is Monday, February 14th, 1881.
  • How unique is the name Vile? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vile. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vile: Your name in reverse order is Eliv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eilv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vile? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 407 people with the last name Vile.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vile? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vile as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Vile as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vile U.S.
  White 93.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vile

People with the last name Vile are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Vile" mean? The list below shows the origins of Vile as well as things modernly associated with the name Vile such as celebrities named Vile.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Vile
  1. Low; base; worthless; mean; despicable."A poor man in vile raiment." [James ii. 2.]"The craft either of fishing, which was Peter's, or of making tents, which was Paul's, were [was] more vile than the science of physic." [Ridley.]"The inhabitants account gold but as a vile thing." [Abp. Abbot.]
  2. Morally base or impure; depraved by sin; hateful in the sight of God and men; sinful; wicked; bad."Such vilebase practices." [Shak.]"Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee ?" [Job xl. 4.]
    synonyms: See Base.

Etymology: OE. vil, F. vil, from L. vilis cheap, worthless, vile, base

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Morally reprehensible ("the vile development of slavery appalled them")
  2. Causing or able to cause nausea

From Old French vil, from Latin vilis.

vile was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, Estonian, French, Italian, Latin, Old French, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Swahili, and Venetian

What does the name Vile mean?

Vis for volunteer, your giving side.

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Lis for lively, your life is full of energy!

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Past life for Vile born Jun 10, 1995

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 975. 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. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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