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Poll Results: What Did Blog Readers Think About Names in 2015?

Poll Results: What Did Blog Readers Think About Names in 2015? | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Will the Name Elsa Continue Growing in Popularity? Nearly everyone (91%) thought that Elsa would keep becoming more popular. 54% thought it would probably become more popular, while 37% were absolutely sure that it would.

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Dvorah: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Dvorah: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Dvorah is an Old Testament name, better known as Deborah in English. In Israel, the Dv- and Dev- spellings remain current.

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Congratulations to Brooke from Baby Name Pondering!

Fellow Australian name blogger Brooke Cussans from Baby Name Pondering welcomed her son on October 30 last year.

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Name Help: Honoring Grandpa William - Appellation Mountain

Name Help: Honoring Grandpa William - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Name Help is a series at Appellation Mountain. Every Saturday, one reader’s name questions will be discussed. (Wait, you say, it’s Monday! Right you are.

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The Top 100 Names in Victoria for 2015

The Top 100 Names in Victoria for 2015 | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

GIRLS Olivia Charlotte Amelia Ava Mia Chloe Zoe Evie Sophie Emily Ella Matilda Grace Ruby Isabella Isla Ivy Harper Sienna Lily Scarlett Emma Zara Evelyn Lucy Georgia Willow Isabelle Sophia Alice Eva Audrey Hannah Mila Jasmine Aria Maddison Abigail...

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UK Birth Announcements 4/1/16 - 10/1/16

UK Birth Announcements 4/1/16 - 10/1/16 | Baby 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.

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Name of the Week

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Origin: Ernest is the English form of the German given name Ernst, derived from the Old Germanic Ernust ""seriousness, firmness, vigour" cognate with the English word earnest.

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Name of the Week

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Origin: Noel derives from the Old French noël "Christmas," a variant (and later a replacement) of nael which itself derives from the Latin natalis "birth." The term natalis dies (birth day) was long used in Church Latin in...

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Cosette: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Cosette: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Cosette comes from Les Mis, a nickname name invented for Victor Hugo's virtuous waif. But is this name too tied to the novel, musical + movie?

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UK Birth Announcements 21/12/15 - 27/12/15

UK Birth Announcements 21/12/15 - 27/12/15 | Baby 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.

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Names in the News: Rocky, Maxima, Ryker Jedi

Names in the News: Rocky, Maxima, Ryker Jedi | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Digging up amazing baby names since 2006.

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Gaia: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Gaia: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Mythological Gaia shares sounds with popular Maya, and meaning with nature names from Lily to River. So why is this name so rare?

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The Art of Naming: The Most Popular Arabic Names in the US in 2014

Have you ever noticed how many Arabic names rank well in the US? If not, I rounded them all up! Which are your favorites?

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The Art of Naming: The Very Best V Names for Boys and Girls

The Art of Naming: The Very Best V Names for Boys and Girls | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

What's in a name? The letter V in this case! #babynames

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Sunday Summary: 2nd of 2016 - Appellation Mountain

Sunday Summary: 2nd of 2016 - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

I was going to start this post by telling you about my recent trip to the American Name Society conference. But it just ended today, and honestly? I need to think about it a little more!

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Vote For Your Favourite Names of 2015

Vote For Your Favourite Names of 2015 | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Names with an Australian Bias of Democratic Temper

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Upswing Girls' Names in England & Wales: 2014

Upswing Girls' Names in England & Wales: 2014 | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Will Isla be the next #1 name? Surely Florence isn't far from the top 10? In this post I will be examining girls' names in England and Wales which, up until 2014 (the last point of data), have been continually rising in usage.

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Name Help: A Sister for Lilah - Appellation Mountain

Name Help: A Sister for Lilah - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Lilah Elaine is going to be a big sister! But what to name the new arrival? From mini names like Ivy to classic Margaret, they need your help!

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16 Award-Winning Baby Names: Borrowed from the Golden Globes - Appellation Mountain

16 Award-Winning Baby Names: Borrowed from the Golden Globes - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

The start of the year brings with it award season, beginning with the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, broadcasting live on Sunday, January 10th. The Oscars are more famous, and the Grammys often have the more outrageous fashion choices.

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Greer: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Greer: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

Is Greer gruff or elegant? This Scottish spin on Gregory is rare, but Oscar-winning actress Greer Garson lends it some Hollywood glam.

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The Art of Naming: The Very Best V Names for Boys and Girls

The Art of Naming: The Very Best V Names for Boys and Girls | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it

What are your favorite names that start with the letter V?

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The moons of #Uranus have such beautiful... - The Art of Naming | Facebook

The moons of #Uranus have such beautiful names. Which is your favorite? I'm biased toward Juliet. #babynames

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