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Kylie Jenner Shares Sweet Photo of Her Newborn Daughter - and Reveals Her Name!

Kylie Jenner Shares Sweet Photo of Her Newborn Daughter - and Reveals Her Name! | Name News | Scoop.it
Kylie Jenner finally reveals the moniker she and Travis Scott have chosen for their baby girl
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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://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-wd0Y9BxIZcsz2-X5DmspY3KR9vC5Otb. USA top baby names 2017: https://www.scoop.it/t/name-news/?&tag=usa+statistics+2017
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Halloween Baby Names 2018: Wizards of Harry Potter Round of Four

Halloween Baby Names 2018: Wizards of Harry Potter Round of Four | Name News | Scoop.it
Time for the next round of the Great Halloween baby names contest! It's the wizards' turn. We're down to four great names ... but only one can win!
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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | We're Naming Boys "Power" and Girls "Happiness"

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | We're Naming Boys "Power" and Girls "Happiness" | Name News | Scoop.it
When parents name a child Thunder or Empress, you have a clear idea of what image they want the name to project and what dream it embodies.
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Possibly the best analysis of word names I've read.

 

"We are literally naming boys after predators and girls after prey." Chilling.

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Lawson: Baby Name of the Day

Lawson: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Handsome and just slightly unexpected, Lawson might make a great alternative to chart-topping surname names for boys like Logan + Landon.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Winburn Milbury Staples (1855-1939)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Winburn Milbury Staples (1855-1939) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Bridgton News, September 18, 1896.   A standout figure in the history of Bridgton, Maine, Winburn Milbury Staples wore man
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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | 11 Families Share Sweet Stories of How they Named their Babies

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | 11 Families Share Sweet Stories of How they Named their Babies | Name News | Scoop.it
Parents have shared the cute, inspiring, and personal connections behind their name choices in our Namipedia. Here are 11 sweet name stories that have us sharing a collective "awww!"

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Tira-Teimas... O caso de Nelson = The case of Nelson

Nomes e mais Nomes: Tira-Teimas... O caso de Nelson = The case of Nelson | Name News | Scoop.it
O blog dos nomes de A a Z. Nomes portugueses e Nomes brasileiros. Significados. Nomes antigos e modernos, rankings, debates!
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Nelson is a name with ambiguous spelling in Portuguese: it can also be spelled Nélson, but that's less popular.

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Jolie fratrie // Mark, Alice & Louis

Jolie fratrie // Mark, Alice & Louis | Name News | Scoop.it
Mark, Alice et Louis : 3 jolis prénoms classiques et intemporels, qui font référence à des personnages de la littérature ou historiques. Laurence raconte !
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O-Town's Jacob Underwood, Fiancée Chandler Bay Welcome Daughter

O-Town's Jacob Underwood, Fiancée Chandler Bay Welcome Daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
Jacob Underwood and fiancée Chandler Bay welcomed their first child, daughter Everest Bay, in his hometown of San Diego, California
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Welcome, Everest!

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Modern M Names for your Little Man!

Modern M Names for your Little Man! | Name News | Scoop.it
Madden Madden is derived from the ancient Irish clan name Ó Madain meaning little dog. Maddox Maddox is a Welsh surname meaning son of Maddoc, which means fortunate. Major Major is a military ranking as well as a Latin word name meaning greater. Maven Maven is Hebrew and a word name meaning one who understands.…
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More about:

Madden
Maddox
Major
Maven
Maverick
Maxen
Maxim
Memphis
Merrick
Midnight
Miller

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How to Name Fictional Characters –

How to Name Fictional Characters – | Name News | Scoop.it
How-to articles on naming fictional characters are a dime a dozen. But most are a litany of tips — some important, others not so much. So I thought I’d try boiling the best of the advic…
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I think Nancy may have nailed it.

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The Great Big List of Shakespeare Baby Names

The Great Big List of Shakespeare Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Shakespeare baby names range from chart-topping favorites, like Sebastian and Olivia, to well-why-not obscurities, like Pericles and Thaisa.
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Mystery Monday – Chevette –

Mystery Monday – Chevette – | Name News | Scoop.it
So here’s an interesting case. The baby name Chevette debuted in the U.S. baby name data in 1965: 1969: 5 baby girls named Chevette 1967: 8 baby girls named Chevette 1966: 6 baby girls named …
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Wizarding World Baby Names: Find Your Harry Potter Name!

Wizarding World Baby Names: Find Your Harry Potter Name! | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's talk Wizarding World baby names. No, not the names of famous Hogwarts alumni. What might your name be if you were dropped into Diagon Alley?
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Character-Naming Advice for NaNoWriMo –

Character-Naming Advice for NaNoWriMo – | Name News | Scoop.it
A few days ago, I posted some general advice about naming fictional characters. And today I have another character-naming tip to offer, but today’s tip is specifically for name-lovers plannin…
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When I did it, I definitely changed a few characters' names halfway through - sometimes because I realised a different name would suit them better, sometimes because I forgot what I'd called them and didn't want to look back and lose momentum. Made it a bit confusing to read through afterwards!

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The Introduction of Indira –

The Introduction of Indira – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Indira not only first appeared in the U.S. baby name data in 1966, but it was the top debut name of of the year. 1970: 20 baby girls named Indira 1969: 14 baby girls named Indira 1968…
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Cliff Dwelling: Fewer than 100 Children Were Named This in 2017

According to data collected by the U.S. Social Security Administration GIRLS Advika - 80 girls were named this in 2017 Aminata - 7
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The Decade’s Hottest Baby Name Trends

The Decade’s Hottest Baby Name Trends | Name News | Scoop.it
Nameberry calculated which names have increased the most in usage over the past 10 years and identified five major baby naming trends of the decade.
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Babynamen der Woche 42/2018

Babynamen der Woche 42/2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Neo Ocean * Elida * Noam * Ricarda * Ferdinand Vitus * Elisa Marina * Samuel Johannes * Richard * Aurella Ines * Nikita Luisa * Lore Jonna Elisabeth * Paulinus Marcel * Arnold Frido * Tracey Tyra Hope * Ben-Matteo * Denise * Sophie Carlotta * Anina Hanna Magdalena * Samu Enrik * Junes Ole * Kenan Bjarne * Rolf Johann Georg * Jada-Rose Jilliana * Leni-Lee-Angel * Leyla-Sunny Rose * Julio Leander * Eduard Flynn * Zoey-Chiara * Ginevra * Luzius

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As usual, the weekly baby name announcements from Germany don't disappoint.

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Filhos dos famosos 2018 - João Pedro & Inã

Nomes e mais Nomes: Filhos dos famosos 2018 - João Pedro & Inã | Name News | Scoop.it
O blog dos nomes de A a Z. Nomes portugueses e Nomes brasileiros. Significados. Nomes antigos e modernos, rankings, debates!
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Welcome, both!

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Royal Baby Name Predictions

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Royal Baby Name Predictions | Name News | Scoop.it
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they are expecting on Monday, and baby name predictions are already in
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Andrew J. and Amber Stevens West Welcome Daughter Ava Laverne

Andrew J. and Amber Stevens West Welcome Daughter Ava Laverne | Name News | Scoop.it
Amber Stevens West and husband Andrew J. West have welcomed their first child, a daughter named Ava Laverne West, they confirm to PEOPLE exclusively
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Welcome, Ava!

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Lainey Gossip Lifestyle Duana Names: The Lake Not Taken

Lainey Gossip Lifestyle Duana Names: The Lake Not Taken | Name News | Scoop.it
I swear to you I'm a normal person, no hippy-granola cult leader in sight. :)  But I adore the idea of having a child named River and Rain now.
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Outage update + Mystery Monday: Wurgitan

Outage update + Mystery Monday: Wurgitan | Name News | Scoop.it
Today’s Mystery Monday name is from the Redon cartularies, a dithematic Breton name where we’ve identified the prototheme but not the deuterotheme:

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10 Years of Baby Names

10 Years of Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Nameberry celebrates its tenth anniversary with a look at how baby names have changed in the past ten years.
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So exciting that Nameberry has been around for 10 years! And I'm delighted to have been part of it for the last 3. Here's to many more!

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