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January Birth Announcements: Caius, Cormac & Clementine

January Birth Announcements: Caius, Cormac & Clementine | Name News | Scoop.it
Latest baby name announcements on Nameberry, from a girl like Islington to a boy name Forde.
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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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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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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Benneville Yeakel Shelley (1823-1892), Benneville Keim (1790-1872)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Benneville Yeakel Shelley (1823-1892), Benneville Keim (1790-1872) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Omaha Daily Bee, May 4, 1902.     The figure of Benneville Yeakel Shelley looms large in the early history of Niobrara
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Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update on Baby Naming Issue: Science/Scientist-Related Names for Girls
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Welcome, Z0ra Valentin@!

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Cliff Dwelling: 10 Names Used in 2017

I found these names in data collected by the U.S. Social Security Administration in 2017. GIRLS Bushra - this name was given to 3
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Name of the Week: Eugenie - Royal Wedding Special 2018 #2

Name of the Week: Eugenie - Royal Wedding Special 2018 #2 | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Eugénie is the French form of Eugenia, itself the feminine form of Eugene. Eugene and Eugenia are both derived from the Ancient Greek names Eugenios (Eugenius in Latin) and Eugeneia, composed of the elements eu "good" and genos "birth." It essentially means "well born." Usage: Early European Us
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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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Sunday Summary: Jake, Gray, Maud, and Ooh ... New Zealand!

Sunday Summary: Jake, Gray, Maud, and Ooh ... New Zealand! | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Sunday! Let's talk Maud, Gray, Jake - lots of Jakes. Plus, is New Zealand nirvana for baby naming? And don't forget to vote in our Halloween contest.
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No ‘Foreign’ Names for Children, Dear Abby Advised. Furious Parents Replied. - The New York Times

No ‘Foreign’ Names for Children, Dear Abby Advised. Furious Parents Replied. - The New York Times | Name News | Scoop.it
A reader sought guidance on the issue from an advice columnist, sparking a heated debate about American identity, heritage and acceptance.
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UK Birth Announcements 8/10/18 - 14/10/18

UK Birth Announcements 8/10/18 - 14/10/18 | 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: Alexander Nathan Gordon (Ethan & Ewan
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