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Name Help: Ethan, Tess, Levi, and ...

Name Help: Ethan, Tess, Levi, and ... | Name News | Scoop.it
Ethan Edward and Tessa Marie are being joined by twins! They're naming the boy Levi Andrew, but the girl? We're going to need some #namehelp for that!
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Newsiest Names of the Week

Newsiest Names of the Week | Name News | Scoop.it
This week’s baby name news includes names celebrating life, a moniker that started as a joke, and what’s hot on the East and West Coasts and around the world.
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Popular Baby Names in New Brunswick, 2018 –

Popular Baby Names in New Brunswick, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
Emma and William were the most popular baby names in New Brunswick in 2018.
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Award for Best Article in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 2017

Award for Best Article in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 2017 | Name News | Scoop.it
Jan Tent (Australian National University, Canberra), “Indigenous Toponyms in the Antipodes: A Gazetteer-based Study,” published in the special issue of Names: A Journal of Onomastics 65(4).

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The Name's the Same: Dog Breeds Named for Their People

The Name's the Same: Dog Breeds Named for Their People | Name News | Scoop.it
What do the following names have in common: St. Bernard of Menthon, Louis Dobermann, Parson Jack Russell, and King Charles II? If you answered they are all names of famous people, you are correct. If you answered that they are all names of famous dog breeds, you are also right! There are four more AKC breeds named for real-life people, and another named for a fictional character. Can you name them?

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Call for Papers: Lexique

Call for Papers: Lexique | Name News | Scoop.it
Name researchers whose work examines the morphology, semantics and lexicology of names and naming may be interested in submitting an article for the scholarly journal Lexique (Lexicon).
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Thayer: Baby Name of the Day

Thayer: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Love surname names for boys, like Carter and Hunter? Thayer fits right in. Preppy and polished, it could make a great, stand-out choice.
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The Beginning of Bode –

The Beginning of Bode – | Name News | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago we looked at names that start with Snow-, so today let’s check out another name that many of us associate with snow: Bode. Bode Miller is one of the greatest Alpine skiers in …
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Bethune Beaton McKenzie (1837-1915)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Bethune Beaton McKenzie (1837-1915) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the Memorial Record of Alabama, Vol. I, 1893.   Lifelong Alabaman Bethune Beaton McKenzie was a Confederate soldie
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New Zealand top 100 boys 2018, trifecta retains. Quinn hottest rising Irish boy!

Top ten  Top three boys names stay the same, Oliver, Jack and Noah. #4 Leo, rises seven and enters the top 10 for the first time ever. Arlo drops out to #18 but all other names from 2017 remain. ********************************************************************** TOP 100  Biggest gains Quinn (returns) 33+ Louis (returns, princely crown) 32+ Jasper +31, also…
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MAFS' Anthony D'Amico and Ashley Petta Welcome Daughter Mila Rose

MAFS' Anthony D'Amico and Ashley Petta Welcome Daughter Mila Rose | Name News | Scoop.it
Anthony D'Amico and Ashley Petta found love during Married at First Sight's fifth season and announced their first child on the way in August
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Welcome, Mila!

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Martin Luther King Day Names: People and Places

Martin Luther King Day Names: People and Places | Name News | Scoop.it
Remembering some of the important names of people and places in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Beverly Lacy Hodghead (1865-1928)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Beverly Lacy Hodghead (1865-1928) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from Pacific Municipalities, 1910.  Featured on this site's Facebook page in September 2017, Beverly Lacy Hodghead is on
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Duana Names: Don’t Go Default

Duana Names: Don’t Go Default | Name News | Scoop.it
I liked that they both had a form of Mary for middle names to tie them together and they both have family names
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Kardashian Baby Names: Four Lessons from the Famous Family

Kardashian Baby Names: Four Lessons from the Famous Family | Name News | Scoop.it
Can we learn anything from those wild, wacky Kardashian baby names? The reality show royals get a lot of things right when naming the next generation.
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Name Help: A Sibling for Edwin

Name Help: A Sibling for Edwin | Name News | Scoop.it
Vicky is expecting her second child -- gender a surprise -- a sibling for their son, Edwin. Vicky writes: "Our little boy is 2 and is called Edwin. We picked Edwin because we wanted something which was easy to spell and pronounce, it's non biblical and has lots o
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5 Names Rules to Ignore

5 Names Rules to Ignore | Name News | Scoop.it
Have you been obsessing about names since you were a child naming your dolls like me? Or are you expecting and just dipping your toes into the name world waters? It seems that everyone, enthusiast or not, has an opinion about how to name a baby. I've read and heard unofficial "name rules" for years.…
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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | Three Baby Names that Came from TV Commercials

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | Three Baby Names that Came from TV Commercials | Name News | Scoop.it

Dijonnaise, Jaymes and Enjoli.

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The Art of Naming: Nolan, Theodore or Nathaniel? Plus, Unusual Middle Name Ideas!

The Art of Naming: Nolan, Theodore or Nathaniel? Plus, Unusual Middle Name Ideas! | Name News | Scoop.it
Are you a fan of Nolan, Theodore or Nathaniel? What middle names would you pair with them? Try these unusual choices!
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Your Most Pressing Baby Naming Dilemmas, Resolved

Your Most Pressing Baby Naming Dilemmas, Resolved | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for girl names that are stylish, but not trendy? Hearing more parents shortlist Huxley, but not sure what that's all about? And what is the feminine form of Charles, anyway? Your most pressing baby naming challenges addressed!
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Hottest Girl Names 2019

Hottest Girl Names 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
What will be the hottest girl names 2019? These are my guesses, from vintage revivals to thoroughly modern monikers. Is your daughter's name here?
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NZ top 100 baby names 2018, Kiara hottest irish name to hit Aotearoa girls

NZ top ten Girls Charlotte retains her crown for the sixth year consecutively. Isla takes the runner up and Olivia third, both up one. Ella and Isabella re-enter top 10 knocking out Mila and Sophie. Sophie has been in the top 10 since 1999 almost 20 years, this is a big deal!!!! (2008, 09 and…
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24 baby names for people who really love New Jersey

24 baby names for people who really love New Jersey | Name News | Scoop.it
From Allamuchy to Zarephath, the Garden State is full of great-ish baby names.
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