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VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE GIRL'S NAME

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE GIRL'S NAME | Name News | Scoop.it
Which word name do you like best? What middle name do you like best?  
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Don't mind if I do!

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Keep up with news about baby names, adult names, fictional names, and more. To search: click on the filter-shaped icon on the grey bar at the top of the page. YouTube playlist of the best baby name videos: https://goo.gl/p9k5Rn USA top baby names 2017: https://www.scoop.it/t/name-news/?&tag=usa+statistics+2017
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Mystery Monday: Lancenna

Mystery Monday: Lancenna | Name News | Scoop.it
Today’s name is a feminine name found in France in the first half of the 12th century. We have a number of examples (all in reference to the same woman as far as we can tell) between around 1147 and 1179, all spelled Lancenna or Lanscenna. It is probably of Germanic origin, with the most likely candidate for the prototheme being Old High German lant, Old Saxon land ‘land’, which becomes lanzo, lanc- in hypocoristics.

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French Baby Names: Classics making a comeback

French Baby Names: Classics making a comeback | Name News | Scoop.it
How French baby namers are looking to the past and reviving some classic names
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The Art of Naming: Girl Names Ending with the Letters "-ra"

The Art of Naming: Girl Names Ending with the Letters "-ra" | Name News | Scoop.it
Names for girls that end with the letters "-ra". The kicker is, I only picked one per letter. Care to meet my challenge?
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To Harriet Louise: If you're kind of a nerd but don't want your kids to have crazy names

To Harriet Louise: If you're kind of a nerd but don't want your kids to have crazy names | Name News | Scoop.it
In the last month, three different friends and family members have had to think of baby names and because they know I'm insane  very fon
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A great find in this week's Sunday Summary.

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Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update (and photo) on Middle Name Challenge: Baby Boy Elliot ______ Sh@w
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Welcome, Elliot Oliver!

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Sibsets, Spellings and Soccer Stars: All in this week’s news

Sibsets, Spellings and Soccer Stars: All in this week’s news | Name News | Scoop.it
Bold word names, Disney villains, soccer star names--and lots more!
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How medieval is “Your Medieval Name”?

How medieval is “Your Medieval Name”? | Name News | Scoop.it
There's a meme (due to www.abbeytournament.com) that's been circulating around Facebook sporadically recently, allowing people to generate their "medieval name" according to their day. You've probably seen it: The first time it came up in a group that a couple DMNES staff are members of -- a group not devoted to either the Middle Ages…
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The Beginning of Broderick –

The Beginning of Broderick – | Name News | Scoop.it
The first name Roderick has been in use for centuries, but the similar name Broderick is relatively new. It debuted in the U.S. data in 1950: 1953: 29 baby boys named Broderick 1952: 25 baby boys n…
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Name Spotlight: Geralt –

Name Spotlight: Geralt – | Name News | Scoop.it
A subtle variant of a Germanic name, made known in certain quarters by a certain witcher. INFORMATION AND CHARACTER As noted, it looks as if it is a variant of Gerald, made up of Germanic elements ger meaning "spear" and wald meaning "rule."¹ If you know which character I am talking about in this post,…
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Spastic Onomastic: 2017 Boys' Highlights: Names with New Spellings/Names Dropping Out

The names with the most new spellings appearing in 2017 for Boys were:
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Nameberry’s Unique Baby Name Trends

Nameberry’s Unique Baby Name Trends | Name News | Scoop.it
The unique naming trends of the enlightened Nameberry community are way ahead of mainstream America.
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Rodrigo vs Tomás

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Rodrigo vs Tomás | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Rodrigo e Tomás.
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Tomás won the poll.

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2017er Top-Babynamen der Niederlande

2017er Top-Babynamen der Niederlande | Name News | Scoop.it
Nicht in allen der zwölf Verwaltungsbezirke der Niederlande stehen Emma und Noah an der Spitze der Vornamenhitliste.
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Baby Naming Issue: Partner Claims Lily/Grace/Hope/Ruby Are “Not Names”

Baby Naming Issue: Partner Claims Lily/Grace/Hope/Ruby Are “Not Names” | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi! I’ve been following your blog for a while – I find naming trends very interesting to watch, though I have no plans to have and name kids any time soon. Recently me and my boyfriend …
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Oh Swistle. She gives name advice and a whole lot more besides.

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UK Birth Announcements 11/6/18 - 17/6/18

UK Birth Announcements 11/6/18 - 17/6/18 | 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: Benjamin Alfred Eric (Freya Jean
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Five Name Friday: Girl Name to Honor Adalgisa –

Five Name Friday: Girl Name to Honor Adalgisa – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ready for another Five-Name Friday request? Here it is: I’m looking for a girl name to honor my mom, Adalgisa. Since it’s a one-liner, I’ll add a second detail: this request comes…
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Sunday Summary: Margarida, Rally, and Twin Boy Names

Sunday Summary: Margarida, Rally, and Twin Boy Names | Name News | Scoop.it
What do you do in such circumstances, when you’re unlikely to ever see the person again? Correct your name anyway? Or gamely answer to your not-name?

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My brother, whose name sounds like Owen, once went by "Howard" in a holiday club because they misheard it. Still makes me smile 26 years later.

 

Thanks to Abby for all the great stories, and the shout-out!

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Name Update

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Update (and photo) on Baby Girl Cave, Sister to Lincoln and Sullivan
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Welcome, Molly Hazel! (I love this name.)

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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | 8 Girls' Names Everybody is Wondering About Right Now

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | 8 Girls' Names Everybody is Wondering About Right Now | Name News | Scoop.it
We've scoured our stats for the most wondered-about names—names with heavy Namipedia traffic that are rare-to-nonexistent in the baby name realm. Here are some of the girls' names the American public is wondering about right now.
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Wells: Baby Name of the Day

Wells: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Wells marries surname style with the natural world. It also carries a positive, upbeat vibe, and plenty of subtle meaning. No surprise it's following another W choice - Wilder - right up the popularity charts.
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Spastic Onomastic: 2017 Name Highlights: Index

I have posted a bunch of  different lists and things all in a row reflecting the highlights of the baby names in the USA for 2017. Here's a key to all the different posts.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Eskridge Hampton Morton (1866-1940)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Eskridge Hampton Morton (1866-1940) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the 1937 West Virginia Blue Book.   A leading political figure in Webster County, West Virginia for the better part o
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Irlands beliebteste Vornamen 2017

Irlands beliebteste Vornamen 2017 | Name News | Scoop.it
Flagge Irland © Zerbor - fotolia.com An der Spitzengruppe der deutschen Vornamenhitliste ändert sich von Jahr zu Jahr nicht viel, aber in Irland ist es auch
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