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March Madness Baby Names 2019: Boys Final

March Madness Baby Names 2019: Boys Final | Name News | Scoop.it
March Madness baby names 2019 draws to an excitiing finish with the boys' final. It's newcomer Torin versus former finalist Arlo. Vote + choose the victor!
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Benedita vs Francisca = Battle of the names

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Benedita vs Francisca = Battle of the names | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Benedita e Francisca.
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Rare Girl Names

Rare Girl Names | Name News | Scoop.it
When it comes to baby names, it can feel like there are thousands to choose from but also such a finite amount because of the reach those lists of the most
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Why NBA player Nick Young shouldn’t let Twitter name his baby

Why NBA player Nick Young shouldn’t let Twitter name his baby | Name News | Scoop.it
When you ask the internet to name things, you risk getting subs called Boaty McBoatface.
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I Regret The Unusual Name I Gave My Son – Am I The Only One?

I Regret The Unusual Name I Gave My Son – Am I The Only One? | Name News | Scoop.it
"I've had to just make peace with the name."
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Amalia –

Amalia – | Name News | Scoop.it
Amalia comes from Germanic element amal meaning "work" connoting ideas of industriousness and fertility. Origin: Proto-Germanic Variants: Amalie (Norwegian, Danish, German) Amalija (Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian) Amelija (Lithuanian) Amelia (English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic) Amelie (German) Amélie (French) Émeline (French) Emelia (English) Amilia (English) Amelina (Ancient Germanic) Amálie (Czech) Amália (Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak) Amélia…
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Voprosy Onomastiki (Problems of Onomastics) publishes Vol. 16 (2019), Issue 1

The editorial board of the journal Voprosy Onomastiki (Problems of Onomastics) is pleased to inform you of the publication of Vol. 16 (2019), Issue 1. The issue is available on the journal’s website.

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Disney: Mum cops backlash for naming baby after giant media company | Gold Coast Bulletin

Disney: Mum cops backlash for naming baby after giant media company | Gold Coast Bulletin | Name News | Scoop.it
A mum has defended herself after she was criticised for choosing an unconventional name for her baby daughter.
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The Top Baby Names of 2019….so far

The Top Baby Names of 2019….so far | Name News | Scoop.it
Nameberry s Top 1000 baby names for 2019 include two new names at the top of the list. Posie is the most popular girl name and Milo is the top boy name.
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I did not see those number 1's coming!

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Names: LIKE vs LOVE! Plus, the latest from The Art of Naming!

Names: LIKE vs LOVE! Plus, the latest from The Art of Naming! | Name News | Scoop.it
I don't know about you, but I have a difficult time adding names to my shortlist because I can't immediately differentiate between short-term infatuation and long-term love.
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Pallas –

Pallas – | Name News | Scoop.it
Pallas is the name of several figures in Greek mythology. A female Pallas belongs to a nymph, the daughter of Triton, who was a foster parent to Athena; Pallas herself was close friends with the goddess Athena. During a mock battle Athena accidentally killed Pallas, she created the palladium in her honor as well as also taking on her name…
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Tysilio –

Tysilio – | Name News | Scoop.it
Tysilio is the name of a Welsh bishop (and later saint) in 7th century Wales who died in 640. He was originally a prince but chose to leave to become a monk. As for the meaning behind the name, it is unknown. It's possible his name is either a form of or corruption of Sulio, perhaps…
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Where Did “Trampas” Come From? –

Where Did “Trampas” Come From? – | Name News | Scoop.it
In yesterday’s post on the name Clu, I mentioned The Virginian (1962-1971), television’s first 90-minute Western. The show was set in Wyoming in the 1890s, and, interestingly, the two m…
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Babynamen der Woche 12/2019

Babynamen der Woche 12/2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Jessica * Kilian Max * Nicole * Lilli Vera Mathilde * Sophia-Marie * Lenke Karoline * Elena Annika * Milo Marcello * Len Jelle (m) * Junis Mio * Bibiana * Cataleya Bella * Neel (m) * Sven * Hauke * Finian * Aaron Eddi * Rufus * Paul Uwe * Fraya Lotta * Ronon Philo * Lida Dorothea * Samantha Curley-Sue * Tjorve Emil * Tjomme * Fiene * Dayenne Ilana * Yuma-Santiago (m) * Lennja  * Jameson-Oliver * Martha Melodie

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Leon & David
Jale & Fenna
Lara & Luca
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The bizarre and brilliant rules for naming new stuff in space

The bizarre and brilliant rules for naming new stuff in space | Name News | Scoop.it
Craters on Mars can be named for towns with 100,000 people or fewer. Everything on Venus is named for a woman. There are asteroids for every member of the Beatles -- but don't try to name one after your pet.
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25 Rare Baby Names That Could Be The Next Big Thing

25 Rare Baby Names That Could Be The Next Big Thing | Name News | Scoop.it
Will these 25 rare baby names become the next big thing in the baby naming world? They sound trendy, yet aren't overused ... at least, not yet.
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Things to keep in mind when selecting your child's name - Pulse Kenya

Things to keep in mind when selecting your child's name - Pulse Kenya | Name News | Scoop.it
Planning on making a baby?
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Delbert –

Delbert – | Name News | Scoop.it
Delbert is an English male name, a shortened form of Adelbert, the German and Dutch form of Adalbert which is an Old Germanic form of Albert meaning "noble bright" made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and beraht (bright, famous), both of which derive from a PIE root word. Nicknames: Del, Bert, Bertie/Berty Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Adelbert (German, Dutch) Adalbert (Ancient Germanic, German, Polish)…
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Duana Names: Caitlin Doesn’t Equal Catherine Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Caitlin Doesn’t Equal Catherine Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
I keep circling back to the fact that none of these names are Catherine, and I had held on to that name for so long and so tightly that the name "became" my future daughter. 

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Name Help: Will This Nickname Stick?

Name Help: Will This Nickname Stick? | Name News | Scoop.it
They love Charlotte, but only if they call her Lottie. But how do they make sure others know their preferred nickname for their new daughter?
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I love this advice on practical parenting-while-reinforcing-a-nickname.

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Unusual Baby Names in Harris County, TX –

Unusual Baby Names in Harris County, TX – | Name News | Scoop.it
We recently looked at the top baby names in Houston, so today let’s check out some of the unusual baby names that were bestowed in Harris County (where Houston is located) from 1926 to 1934. …
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Name Help: Baby Sussex

Name Help: Baby Sussex | Name News | Scoop.it
Okay, Harry and Meghan haven't asked for #namehelp with baby Sussex. But here's what I'd tell them if they did, and the names I'd suggest.
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The Princess Anne Playbook, The Will and Kate Bright Lines Method, and The Andrew & Fergie Deep Dive Approach - love these categories!

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Agatha –

Agatha – | Name News | Scoop.it
Agatha is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Agathe which comes from agathos meaning "good, brave, noble, moral", of uncertain origin though possibly derived from a Proto-Hellenic source, perhaps via a PIE root word. Nicknames: Aggie Origin: possibly Proto-Indo-European Variants: Agata (Russian, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian) Agafya (Russian) Águeda (Spanish, Portuguese) Agathe (Ancient Greek,…
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Athena –

Athena – | Name News | Scoop.it
Athena is the name of the Greek goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare, as well as crafting, weaving, pottery, and heroic endeavor, as well as the patron of several towns, particularly Athens. Athena was the daughter of Zeus and the Titaness Metis. There was a prophecy that any son Zeus would have with Metis would be more powerful than him…
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Jessica Simpson and Husband Eric Johnson Welcome Daughter Birdie

Jessica Simpson and Husband Eric Johnson Welcome Daughter Birdie | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby girl rounds out Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson's new family of five that also includes son Ace Knute, 5, and daughter Maxwell Drew, 6½
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Welcome, Birdie!

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