Reality name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Reality

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  1. A user from Jamaica says the name Reality means "A princess that keeps stuff real".
  2. A user from the United States says the name Reality is of English origin and means "Princess".
  3. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Reality is of American origin and means "Gift from God".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Re*al"i*ty
  1. The state or quality of being real; actual being or existence of anything, in distinction from mere appearance; fact."A man fancies that he understands a critic, when in reality he does not comprehend his meaning." [Addison.]
  2. That which is real; an actual existence; that which is not imagination, fiction, or pretense; that which has objective existence, and is not merely an idea."And to realities yield all her shows." [Milton.]"My neck may be an idea to you, but it is a reality to me." [Beattie.]
  3. Etymology: See 1st Realty, 2

    Loyalty; devotion.(Obs)"To express our reality to the emperor." [Fuller.]
  4. [Law] See 2d Realty, 2.

Etymology: Cf. F. réalité, LL. realitas. See 3d Real, and cf. 2d Realty

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The quality possessed by something that is real
  2. All of your experiences that determine how things appear to you ("for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were")
  3. The state of being actual or real ("the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him")
  4. The state of the world as it really is rather than as you might want it to be

[circa 1540] From French réalité (“quality of being real”), from Middle French realité (“property, possession”), from Medieval Latin reālitās, from Late Latin reālis (“real”). Recorded since 1550 as a legal term in the sense of “fixed property” (compare real estate, realty); the sense “real existence” is attested from 1647.

  1. The state of being actual or real.
    The of the crash scene on TV dawned upon him only when he saw the victim was no actor but his friend.
  2. A real entity, event or other fact.
    The ultimate of life is that it ends in death.
  3. The entirety of all that is real.
  4. An individual observer's own subjective perception of that which is real.
  5. (obsolete) Loyalty; devotion.
  6. (law, obsolete) Realty; real estate.

reality was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Reality

  • How Popular is the name Reality? Reality is the 25,158th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Reality have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 242 babies born with the first name Reality in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reality to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reality? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Reality born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reality was in 2000 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Reality: The name spelled backwards is Ytilaer. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lyartie. How do you pronounce that?
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