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Geek Names: Maximus

Maximus is Latin for "the greatest". Maximus first appeared in the top 1,000 names in the United States in 2000. In 2014, it ranked at #192.

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Clare's curator insight, May 19, 2015 7:33 PM

Here's one for Kara and all the other Maximus-lovers out there.

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Once Upon a Time Baby Names: How can I get Molly as a nickname?

Once Upon a Time Baby Names: How can I get Molly as a nickname? | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

" One option is Molinya (mo-LEEN-yah), a Russian name meaning "lightning." The Molniya orbit may share the same name as Molinya, only with the n and i mismatched...."


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Kara @ The Art of Naming's insight:

I would suggest my grandmother's name, Amalia. uh-MALL-ee-uh. She goes by Molly.

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Clare's curator insight, January 25, 2014 11:18 AM

Ooh, I rather like Molinya - one to add to the "stormy names" list.

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Baby Names Daily: Moxie

"Yesterday while at gymnastics with my daughter I overheard a mother call her daughter this.  I really wish I knew the middle name of this little girl."


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How Do You Like Your Name, Megan? - Nancy's Baby Names

An interview with a Colorado woman named Megan.

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Clare's curator insight, December 10, 2013 10:47 AM

It's particularly lovely to see Megan's middle name, Alline, and learn about the namesake behind it.

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Baby Name Battle - Matilda vs. Martina - Nancy's Baby Names

Baby Name Battle - Matilda vs. Martina - Nancy's Baby Names | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
If you were having a daughter, and you had to name her either Matilda or Martina, which would it be?

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Kara @ The Art of Naming's insight:

Definitely Matilda.

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Clare's curator insight, November 16, 2013 5:37 AM

This was very tricky: both superb names, but one just just just has the edge.

 

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May Baby Names |

May Baby Names | | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
May baby names represent spring at its best. Check our unique baby names for girls and boys inspired by flowers, nature and more!

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Clare's curator insight, April 23, 2014 3:18 PM

The merry merry month is just around the corner, huzzah.  Here's more info on Emerald, Esmeralda, Mae, Maia, May, Maya, Mayra, Mace, Flint, and Maison (tenuous...).

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Once Upon a Time Baby Names: Marvel

Once Upon a Time Baby Names: Marvel | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

"Marvel, which means marvel literally and "wonderful," doesn't seem like it would have been a popular baby name, yet it ranked from 1889 until 1941 for girls, highest at #487 in 1899."


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Kara @ The Art of Naming's insight:

Marvel is intriguing, especially if you're a fan of the comics.

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Clare's curator insight, December 27, 2013 5:16 PM

For another sighting of Marvel, see http://names4real.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/ayla-marvel - and if you like it, do leave a comment!

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Once Upon a Time Baby Names: Minka

Once Upon a Time Baby Names: Minka | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

"Minka is a variation on Minna, the traditional nickname for Wilhelmina, meaning "will; helmet; protection." In Old Germanic, minna meant "love" or "memory.""

 


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Baby Names Daily: Merida

" Merida is the name of the cute red haired girl (LOVE her hair).  To say this name you would say it like your going to say Meredith but with a duh at the end.  Its so pretty and I love that movie so much we have already watched it 3 times and I have to mail it back to netflix tomorrow and I am really sad.  I am hoping to score one for a good price for black friday :-)"


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