old soul

[ ohld-sohl ]
/ ˈoʊld ˈsoʊl /

noun

a person, especially a child or young person, who demonstrates a maturity, understanding, or seriousness that is typical of someone much older: Our daughter was always so thoughtful and solemn, even as a baby—everyone says she’s an old soul.

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Origin of old soul

First recorded in 1750–60; in reference to an old person
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