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The Art of Naming: Barely Used Girl Names: Opal, Florence & Cecily [Part Three]

The Art of Naming: Barely Used Girl Names: Opal, Florence & Cecily [Part Three] | Baby Names | Scoop.it
Since the names on this list don't rank, they are all great options for parents who don't want a super popular name.
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The Art of Naming: Melody

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Could this name continue to linger within the Top 200 or could it eventually break into the Top 100 for the first time? What do you think of Melody?
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The Art of Naming: Shall We Bring Back These Girl Names from the 1900s?

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Each of these names are far, far below the Top 1000 chart. They were once decently used but their time passed. Could they ever receive a second chance?
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The Art of Naming: Spelling Variations: Which are Legit and Which are Excessive?

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How do you feel about spelling variations? How unusual is too unusual?
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Barely Used Boy Names: Leif, Roderick & Gerard [Part Two]

Welcome to part two of this series! Today we'll investigate ten interesting names that are currently not ranked within the US Top 1000. A couple were popular years ago and are uncommon now, while others have yet to hit their stride.
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The Art of Naming: Robert or Bobby? - Full Given Names or Nicknames on the Birth Certificate?

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Here in America, we tend to like putting the long, proper form of the name on the birth certificate even if we end up calling them by something else as a nickname. Which do you prefer or does it differ for different names?
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The Art of Naming: Barely Used Boy Names: Harris, Bridger & Merrick [Part One]

The Art of Naming: Barely Used Boy Names: Harris, Bridger & Merrick [Part One] | Baby Names | Scoop.it
We hear about common and popular names often. What about all of the names that float under the radar? If you want to be more unique, try one of these barely-used boy names that don't rank within the Top 1000 in 2015.
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The Art of Naming: Names Ending with the Letters

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Check out these adorable names ending with the letters -by. Which is your favorite?
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The Art of Naming: Potentially Hyphenated Names Used for Boys in the US

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Have you ever met someone with a double-barreled first name? Two first names strung together by a hyphen? There are quite a few boy names like this in 2014's name data. Would you ever use a hyphenated name?
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The Art of Naming: English Royalty Names for Females

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There are some beautiful names that have been given to female royalty. Which of these do you like most?
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The Art of Naming: Could These 1890s Names Ever Be Revived Again For Modern Girls?

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Many of these names were used so long ago that they've been forgotten over the years. Could they ever make a comeback for a modern girl? Would you consider naming a daughter Beulah, Minnie or Loretta?
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The Art of Naming: The Most Common Middle Names for Girls

Which middle names do you hear most often on baby girls lately? Here's a list of some of the more common names that may be used.
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The Art of Naming: Barely Used Boy Names: Hollis, Dashiell & Shepherd [Part Three]

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Many of the names on this list seem like they should be more popular than they are. Do any surprise you? Would you use any of these?
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The Art of Naming: Names Ending with the Letters

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How many names can you think of that end with the letters -dy? Would you use any of them?
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The Art of Naming: Let's Bring Back These Boy Names from the 1900s!

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If you had to pick one of these names to throw your support behind, which name would you root for to gain popularity?
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The Art of Naming: Barely Used Girl Names: Joelle, Taryn & Magdalena [Part Two]

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Are you looking for a name that's flying under the radar? Popular names aren't for everyone! You're in luck! Here is a list of 10 excellent girl names that are barely used these days. Which is your favorite?
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The Art of Naming: Girl Names with Only One Common Spelling

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Creative namers could be able to twist some of these around, but those variations wouldn't be common. The names on this list will most likely give you an easy time when it comes to having your name spelled correctly when spoken.
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The Art of Naming: Barely Used Girl Names: Mavis, Antonella & Poppy [Part One]

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Which of these barely-used girl names do you enjoy most? Do you think any of these could gain more usage soon and become common or even popular in the coming years?
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The Art of Naming: Darby

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Originally a masculine name, it is now used more for girls. However, it's still a very uncommon name for both genders since it doesn't rank within the Top 1000.
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The Art of Naming: Potentially Hyphenated Names Used for Girls in the US

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Would you ever hyphenate two names together? If so, which names do you think sound best?
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The Art of Naming: What Were The Top Baby Names in 2015?

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If you had a baby in the year 2015, you essentially cast your vote for the most popular names in the country. And since another year has come and gone, we now get to dive into the latest baby name data!
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The Art of Naming: English Royalty Names for Males

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What is your favorite English Royalty name for boys? Will and Kate used George already. Which names would you suggest for any future sons?
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The Art of Naming: Could These Boy Names From The 1890s Ever Come Back Into Style?

The Art of Naming: Could These Boy Names From The 1890s Ever Come Back Into Style? | Baby Names | Scoop.it
Floyd, Norman, Elbert... These names are not currently in style but they once were. Do you think they could be revived again? If so, which ones?
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The Art of Naming: Names Ending with the Letters

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How many names can you think of that end with -ay? Here's a whole slew of them!
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