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10 Hip Baby Names from the Bible

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"Check out these 10 hip baby names from the Bible!"

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Anyone for Persis, Sela, Boaz et al.?

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Baby name consultation: A first name, C middle name for baby girl No. 5

Baby name consultation: A first name, C middle name for baby girl No. 5 | Name News | Scoop.it
Josh and Mari are expecting their seventh baby, and fifth girl! You might remember this beautiful family from a birth announcement I posted for them last year; to recap, this little lady joins big sibs: Ariana Camille Audrey Caroline Caleb Daniel (Daniel is Josh's middle name) Amelia Clare ("Millie") Anne-Catherine Gianna ("Gianna" or "Gigi") Charles…
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Queens Who Ruled

This is a partial list of queens who ruled nations or tribes in their own right. My favorite is Boudica.
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You can't go wrong with Boudica, but there are some other great names (and women) here too.

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Mystery Monday: Nesmery

Mystery Monday: Nesmery | Name News | Scoop.it
We’ve got a 14th C French masculine name today, one for which the best we can do is shrug our shoulders and say No clue. If any of you have a clue, please let us know!
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Sunday Summary: 4/52 - Appellation Mountain

Sunday Summary: 4/52 - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy … Monday! I’m a day late with the Sunday Summary. Because, ice hockey. My son played in tournament this weekend, fairly far from home. We made the entire ten-hour trip back home in one day, after a medal-winning hockey game (bronze, but still) and a ride on an Olympic bobsled track! (Amazing, even though I was …
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Some of the best namey things of the week...including Bodacious!

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Unisex Names: Pilu

Unisex Names: Pilu | Name News | Scoop.it
A name coming from a big Arctic island evoking scenes of nature. It's Pilu. ORIGIN, MEANING AND PRONUNCIATION The name (with the old spelling of Pilo), which comes from Greenland, may be used to refer to a flowering plant called Vaccinium uliginosum¹, otherwise known as the bog bilberry or the western blueberry². It may also be used…
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Yay, a unisex Greenlandic nature name! What more could one want?

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These names are going to the birds!

We're probably all familiar with bird names like Robin and Lark, but what about some of the lesser-used bird names? Unisex: Agpa means "thick-billed Murre" (a type of bird) in Greenlandic. Alaryn means "bird" in Welsh. This was more commonly used than Aderyn in the mid-20th century, during heavy immigration in the U.K. Chim means "bird"…
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And Manu, Alondra, Prinia and more.

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9 Ways to Name a Boy Now

9 Ways to Name a Boy Now | Name News | Scoop.it
There s never been a better time to name a boy baby--all kinds of new options and new ways to reach them.
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Model Names: Boys, no. 1

Model Names: Boys, no. 1 | Name News | Scoop.it
Kit Butler - Britain Elvis Jankus - Germany Lestat McCree - Britain Golo Fischer - Switzerland Marlon Nicolaisen - Germany
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And Albin, Corentin, Ossian and more.

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UK Birth Announcements 16/1/17 - 22/1/17

UK Birth Announcements 16/1/17 - 22/1/17 | 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: Alfred Nikolai Martin Archie George Thoma
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Some fab groups of sibling names this week.

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Samar

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Pinterest Origin: Arabic, Sanskrit سمر (Arabic) Samar Meaning: an Arabic feminine name "evening conversation". It also seems t
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Os nomes curtinhos escolhidos em 2016 = Short names chosen in 2016

Os nomes curtinhos escolhidos em 2016 = Short names chosen in 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Lista de nomes curtinhos para meninos e meninas
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A list of all the 3-letter names used in Portugal in 2016.

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Die Hauptstadt des Kevinismus = The capital of "Kevinism"

Gibt es Städte, in den häufiger Vornamen mit einer hohen Kevinismuswahrscheinlichkeit vergeben werden als anderswo? Ja, die gibt es – und die Hauptstadt des
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Which German towns and cities use the most "Kevinismus" names? Here are the rankings, according to the Kevinometer.

 

(The German word Kevinismus is the phenomenon of names from the American/English-speaking culture, that are seen as low-culture, trendy and insubstantial.)

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Mia fährt Bus & Bahn in Bremen = Mia travels by bus and train in Bremen

Neulich traf ich in Bremen gleich am Bahnhof auf MIA. Nein, keine alte Bekannte, sondern ein Angebot der Bremer Straßenbahn AG. Ob sich Bremer Fans des Namens
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MIA is a name you'll see a lot around Bremen: it's the acronym of a type of travel ticket.

 

This makes Annemarie wonder if the names of places, businesses and services around a city influence the people who live there and see them every day. Here are more names you'll spot around Bremen.

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Getting too imaginative with baby names

Experts, too, have warned that parents who are too imaginative with names could be condemning their children to a lifetime of embarrassment.
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A few interesting snippets here, including the sisters called Bethlehem and Jerusalem who legally changed their names to Betty and Jerry.

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Lukas und Anna sind die beliebtesten Vornamen, zum 19. Mal in Folge = Lukas and Anna are top names in Austria for the 19th year in a row

Lukas und Anna sind die beliebtesten Vornamen, zum 19. Mal in Folge = Lukas and Anna are top names in Austria for the 19th year in a row | Name News | Scoop.it
Jedes vierte Mädchen und jeder fünfte Bub erhielt im Vorjahr einen Namen aus der Top-Ten-Liste
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Will Vikings Ransack My Daughters' Names? | Ask The Name Lady

Don’t let your fear of a few Vikings keep Freya and Thora apart.
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Best blog post title ever.

 

Freya and Thora are excellent sibling names, and you know what would make the perfect name for a third sister? Yep, Hilda.

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Teen Wolf Finally Reveals Stiles' First Name

Teen Wolf Finally Reveals Stiles' First Name | Name News | Scoop.it
One of the MTV hit series' biggest mysteries was solved in the Jan. 17 episode, revealing Stiles' real first name
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I know nothing about Teen Wolf, but that's a stunning name. (Spoilers, obviously. Found via the Sunday Summary.)

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My Top 10 Names: Girls {January 2016}

My Top 10 Names: Girls {January 2016} | Name News | Scoop.it
A few days ago I wrote a post about my top 10 boy names. This is so exciting for me because I haven't had a top 10 in a while and its al
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Popular Baby Names in Newfoundland and Labrador, 2016

Emma and Jackson were the most popular baby names in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2016.
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Magical Medieval Names: Aelyth to Wystan

Magical Medieval Names: Aelyth to Wystan | Name News | Scoop.it
If you re looking for a name with REAL history, here are some beauties that date back to the Middle Ages--from a delicate girl name like Amiria to the powerful Theodoric.
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Ooh I do love a good medieval name. So excited to see this post.

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Baby name hijacking: Don’t let it detour you

Baby name hijacking: Don’t let it detour you | Name News | Scoop.it
Bottom line, do not add stress to yourself over what other people decide to name their kids.
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Saxony

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Pinterest Origin: Germanic Meaning: a region in Germany with a long history, the name was derived from the Saxons who originall
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Nomes compridos para meninos e meninas - os preferidos de 2016! = Long names for boys and girls: the favourites of 2016

Nomes compridos para meninos e meninas - os preferidos de 2016! = Long names for boys and girls: the favourites of 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Lista dos nomes compridos para meninos e meninas preferidos dos portugueses.
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The top 9-letter names used in Portugal in 2016.

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Top 50 listen – mest brugte navne i 2016 = Top 50 names in Denmark 2016

Top 50 listen – mest brugte navne i 2016. (1. halvår)


Her kan I se top 50 listen over de mest brugte/populære drenge- og pigenavne i Danmark i 2016.



Pigenavne – år 2016
Drengenavne – år 2016




Sofia
Freja
Alma
Laura
Ida
Clara
Ella
Anna
Emma
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Alma is the #3 girls' name. I love this.

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Spitzenreiter je Bundesland [Babynamen 2016] = Top names by German state

Spitzenreiter je Bundesland [Babynamen 2016] = Top names by German state | Name News | Scoop.it
Mia und Ben sind schon seit Jahren Deutschlands beliebteste Vornamen. Regional sieht das aber teilweise anders aus.
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Maps and lists of the top names in each German Bundesland. There's some strong regional grouping going on.

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