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UK Birth Announcements 13/2/17 - 19/2/17

UK Birth Announcements 13/2/17 - 19/2/17 | Name News | Scoop.it
A round-up of names from birth announcements announced in British newspapers in the last week. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. Boys: Arthur Frederick Wanless Atticus Daniel Rober
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Sophie und Noah sind Mülheims beliebteste Baby-Vornamen

Sophie und Noah sind Mülheims beliebteste Baby-Vornamen | Name News | Scoop.it
Sophie, Marie, Noah oder Jonas: Das sind 2016 die beliebtesten Baby-Vornamen in Mülheim. Standesbeamte beraten die Eltern bei der Namenswahl. Hier gibt es Nachrichten zu Siemens und Mannesmann, zur Kunstszene, zum Flughafen, zur Fachhochschule, zur Wissenschaft und den Max-Planck-Instituten
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Top names in Muelheim, in western Germany.

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10 prénoms arabo-musulmans pour les garçons = 10 Arabic/Muslim names for boys 

10 prénoms arabo-musulmans pour les garçons = 10 Arabic/Muslim names for boys  | Name News | Scoop.it
Un petit garçon va bientôt rejoindre votre famille et vous cherchez un prénom d’influence arabe ou musulmane ? Trouvez l’inspiration grâce à cett
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Adel, Bilal, Irfane, Anis, Hilal, Anouar, Khalil, Mansour, Nassim, Tahar.

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10 prénoms scandinaves = 10 Scandinavian names

10 prénoms scandinaves = 10 Scandinavian names | Name News | Scoop.it
Suède, Danemark, Finlande…on est tombé sous le charme des pays nordiques. Vous cherchez un prénom scandinave pour votre bébé ? Découvrez notre sélection.
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Sunniva, Marita, Ingrid, Tilda, Hanna; Sören, Viggo, Edvin, Gunnar, Ingvar.

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Les prénoms qui ont cartonné en 2016 à Saint-Malo

Les prénoms qui ont cartonné en 2016 à Saint-Malo | Name News | Scoop.it
Au registre des prénoms les plus rares donnés à Saint-Malo cette année, on notera cette année Argan, Emrys, Hollis, Juraj, Liborio, Taho ou encore Yoven…

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The top names, and some of the rarer names, in Saint-Malo in Brittany.

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Emma et Jules en tête du palmarès des prénoms 2016

Emma et Jules en tête du palmarès des prénoms 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
À noter parmi les prénoms originaux attribués en 2016 à Chalon : chez les garçons, Aleperen, Ezio-Ezra, Gevord et Kertis. Chez les filles, Ambrine, Cleome, Djenata, Fidji et Snéjana.
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The top names in Chalon-sur-Saône, in eastern France, plus a short list of the most unusual names given (quoted here).

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6 decades of the most popular Alabama baby names for boys

6 decades of the most popular Alabama baby names for boys | Name News | Scoop.it
A look back at six decades of the most popular names in Alabama shows parents tend to stick to tradition when it comes to baby boys.
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Monroe County's baby names of 2016

Monroe County's baby names of 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
What names did Monroe County parents choose for their new arrivals during 2016? Here's the list:
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All the names announced in this Michigan newspaper, from Aaron to Zayne and Abigail to Zy'Asia.

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Is this Nottingham's coolest mum-to-be?

Is this Nottingham's coolest mum-to-be? | Name News | Scoop.it
"We decided that the codename was going to be a Jackson so it was Janet for a girl or Jermajesty (which is Jermaine Jackson's kid) for a boy.

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Verlie

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Pinterest Origin: English Meaning: a short form of Beverly, an English surname derived from Old English elements  beofer (beaver
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Sunday's Set of Names

Boy Names Erkuries - Complete guesswork on my part, but this would seem to be a corruption of Hercules, which is the Roman version o
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Zeke

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Pinterest Origin: Hebrew Meaning: a short form of Ezekiel, a Hebrew masculine name meaning "God strengthens". Variants : Zeek
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30 beautifully quirky baby name ideas

30 beautifully quirky baby name ideas | Name News | Scoop.it
Members of our unique, unusual and uncommon names group love sharing their quirky name choices, and it’s a great source of inspiration if you’re looking for an uncommon name.
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Dahlia, Anderson, Saffron, Otto, Seren, Hudson, Annabella, Evelynne, Emmanuel, Zephie, Rio, Jaegah, Hendrix, Nova, Sonny, Bluebell, Rocky, Hallie, Willoughby, Bronte, Ocean, Asia, Xavi, Albee, Fox, Nula, Deri, Sephira, and Ogilvie.

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Die 200 einzig wahren Bullerbü-Namen = Top names in Sweden 2016

Die 200 einzig wahren Bullerbü-Namen = Top names in Sweden 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Die Bullerbüisierung des deutschen Namensvorrats ist nicht aufzuhalten, nach wie vor werden in Deutschland immer mehr schwedische Vornamen vergeben.
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Of special interest in Germany, where Swedish (and Scandi) names are very in style.

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Maria und Josef sind beliebteste Vornamen 2016

Maria und Josef sind beliebteste Vornamen 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
315 Kinder kamen 2016 im Standesamtsbezirk Aichach zur Welt. Das sind deutlich mehr als im Vorjahr. Welche Namen ihnen Eltern am häufigsten gaben.
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Top names in Aichach, in Bavaria.

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12 jolis prénoms commençant par la lettre A = 12 pretty names beginning with A

12 jolis prénoms commençant par la lettre A = 12 pretty names beginning with A | Name News | Scoop.it
Qu’il s’agisse d’un garçon ou d’une fille, vous aimeriez bien que le prénom de votre bébé commence par la lettre A. Comme vous, peut-être, ou comme le futu
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Alix, Alma, Ava, Anna, Anja, Anouk; Alan, Alex, Axel, Ali, Alec, Aloïs.

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Le top 15 des prénoms chinois = 10 great Chinese names

Le top 15 des prénoms chinois = 10 great Chinese names | Name News | Scoop.it
A l'occasion du Nouvel An chinois célébrée le 28 janvier 2017, Doctissimo vous révèle le top 15 des prénoms chinois féminins et masculins les plus donnés en France avec leur signification.
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Insolite. De Bonnie-Blue à Mirza, les prénoms originaux donnés au Mans en 2016

Insolite. De Bonnie-Blue à Mirza, les prénoms originaux donnés au Mans en 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Si Marcel (3), Léon (13), Lucien (5), Arsène (6), Suzanne (7), Madeleine (2), sont devenus plus fréquents ces dernières années, on retrouve désormais également, Mauricette, Eugène, Francis, Georges (2), Patrick-Claude, Micheline, Michelle, Nicole...

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Some of the less common names given in Le Mans, in northen France.

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Baby's names

HENNIGAR, Myers James, son of Kelsey and Collin Hennigar of Milan, Ill., was born Jan. 10 at Genesis East Hospital in Davenport. Grandparents are Jeff Myers and Kim Myers of
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Welcome, Myers and Alec!

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Iron Maiden Is Now Also the Name of a Bolivian Baby

Iron Maiden Is Now Also the Name of a Bolivian Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
“It has a lot to do with Eddie the Head of Iron Maiden,” explained Alpiri. “I want my son to have that strength, that energy. I want him to fight for what he wants, to have the attitude and, above all, to be mentally strong.”
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Welcome, Iron Maiden!

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Is this name appropriate for a baby?

Is this name appropriate for a baby? | Name News | Scoop.it
A DISTRAUGHT woman has taken to Mumsnet after her gran said the name she has chosen for her baby sounds like an abbreviation of Leukaemia.

The user called ‘Truntscump’ revealed she has called her three-week-old daughter Luca
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40 Unusual Southern Baby Names From My Family Tree To Yours

40 Unusual Southern Baby Names From My Family Tree To Yours | Name News | Scoop.it
I can’t guarantee that all of these names originated in the South, but I can guarantee that somebody living in the South in the 1800s or early 1900s was walking around with it.

I could never have enough babies to use all these family names, so now I’m sharing them with you for inspiration.
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Leandra

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Pinterest Origin: Greek Meaning: the feminine form of Leander, the Latinized form of Greek Leandros meaning "lion of a man" fro
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Enid

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Pinterest Origin: Welsh Meaning: a feminine name possibly derived from Welsh enaid meaning "soul, life". Enid is a character i
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Amanda | Names Daily • Feb 17, 2017 at 11:32pm UTC

Amanda | Names Daily • Feb 17, 2017 at 11:32pm UTC | Name News | Scoop.it
I love fonts and names and both of them at the same time.
Have any of you ever seen my video about font names? If you haven't you're missing a real nail biter. You can check it out on my YouTube called NamesDailyish.
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