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Baby Snow arrives during record-breaking N.L. blizzard | CBC News

Baby Snow arrives during record-breaking N.L. blizzard | CBC News | Name News | Scoop.it
Levi Jacob Snow was born during the height of a raging blizzard that knocked out power and hit eastern Newfoundland so hard that the military has been called in.

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Where did the baby name Brycie come from? –

Where did the baby name Brycie come from? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Brycie The baby name Brycie was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data, appearing a single time in the 1960s: 1965: unlisted1964: unlisted1963: 6 baby girls named Brycie [debut]1962: unlisted1…
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The 10 Children of Arthur Guinness –

The 10 Children of Arthur Guinness – | Name News | Scoop.it
In 1759, Arthur Guinness founded Ireland’s now-famous Guinness Brewery. A couple of years later, in 1761, he married his wife Olivia. She had 21 pregnancies — 10 live births and 11 misc…
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Baby Name Story: Handa –

Baby Name Story: Handa – | Name News | Scoop.it
Puffins on Handa Island (Scotland) English ornithologist Reynold Bray was “an Arctic explorer of considerable achievement and much promise” who was lost at sea during a visit to norther…
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Name Help: A Sister for Lucinda Kate

Name Help: A Sister for Lucinda Kate | Name News | Scoop.it
They love their daughter's name, Lucinda Kate. Now to find an equally unexpected, nickname-rich choice for her sister. Time for #namehelp!
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Publication Announcement — “Name as National Archive Capturing of Yoruba Masculinist Names”

Publication Announcement — “Name as National Archive Capturing of Yoruba Masculinist Names” | Name News | Scoop.it
American Name Society member Ayokunmi Ojebode recently published the essay “Name as National Archive Capturing of Yoruba Masculinist Names” in the edited volume The Cinema of Tunde Kelani: Aesthetics, Theatricalities and Visual Performance.

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Publication Announcement — Names and Naming: Multicultural Aspects

Publication Announcement — Names and Naming: Multicultural Aspects | Name News | Scoop.it
Several members of the American Name Society have contributed to a new publication at Palgrave Macmillan titled Names and Naming: Multicultural Aspects. The book is further described:

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Popular Baby Names in South Australia, 2020 –

Popular Baby Names in South Australia, 2020 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Government of South Australia, the most popular baby names in the state last year were Charlotte and Oliver. Here are South Australia’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 20…
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Name Change as an Adult - Episode 13 of the Names + Coffee Podcast

It takes a special kind of bravery to change your name as an adult, and it's a conversation that needs to be had.

I'm joined by Kate, a mental health advocate from @thehippodcast, to talk about her journey and process of changing her name after the year the name Karen felt cancelled.

If your name doesn't feel like home, this discussion may resonate with you.

To chat with me about your name struggles, sign up for my NAME MENTORSHIP
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Check out the Health: It's Personal podcast
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVyc3v2y5FgIZ4GJ_xAOXmw
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Sunday Summary: Maybe We Forget

Sunday Summary: Maybe We Forget | Name News | Scoop.it
Maybe we FORGET how to name - joyfully, creatively, just like toddlers. Plus, farm-fluencers, rarities from N. Ireland + a look back at 2004.
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Baby Name Ava: Glamorous Chart-Topper

Baby Name Ava: Glamorous Chart-Topper | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Ava combines a stylish sound with plenty of appealing associations. No surprise it’s become a go-to choice for twenty-first century parents. Thanks to Meredith for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day. BIBLICAL and SAINTLY Some see the baby name Ava as a variant of Eve. Maybe that sounds off, but in […]
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Sunday Summary: What's the Hardest Part?

Sunday Summary: What's the Hardest Part? | Name News | Scoop.it
Talking about Wilfred + Orion, Vega + Guy, and all the ways that choosing a name is just plain HARD. What was the toughest part for you?
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Sunday Summary: The Flower Screen

Sunday Summary: The Flower Screen | Name News | Scoop.it
The difference between names we admire + the names we choose, plus Starloe, Wylie, Araminta, and ... Quark?! Maybe NOT Quar
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Sienna Elizabeth Mozzi: Princess Beatrice announces name of baby daughter

Sienna Elizabeth Mozzi: Princess Beatrice announces name of baby daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
The royal welcomed her first child in September
Clare's insight:

Welcome, Sienna!

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Where did the baby name Dulcey come from? –

Where did the baby name Dulcey come from? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Dulcey Coopersmith The baby name Dulcey first appeared in the U.S. baby name data in 1967 and saw peak usage the very next year: 1971: 9 baby girls named Dulcey1970: 12 baby girls named Dulcey1969:…
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Where did the baby name Kawhi come from? –

Where did the baby name Kawhi come from? – | Name News | Scoop.it
The unusual name Kawhi debuted in the U.S. baby name data in 2013 and has been on the rise ever since. 2016: 42 baby boys named Kawhi2015: 12 baby boys named Kawhi2014: 25 baby boys named Kawhi2013…
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Where did the baby name Arcilia come from? –

Where did the baby name Arcilia come from? – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Arcilia popped up in the U.S. baby name data several times during the 1940s and ’50s, starting in 1942: 1944: unlisted1943: unlisted1942: 7 baby girls named Arcilia [debut] 5 bo…
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UK Birth Announcements 20/9/21-26/9/21

UK Birth Announcements 20/9/21-26/9/21 | Name News | Scoop.it
Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending i
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Naming Hurricanes, Heat Waves

Naming Hurricanes, Heat Waves | Name News | Scoop.it
A recent article in the New York Times asks an important question: “Could assigning names to heat waves, the way officials do for hurricanes and tropical storms, help protect people from the warming climate?”
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Baby Name Sea: Stylish Rarity

Baby Name Sea: Stylish Rarity | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Sea is seldom heard, but fits in beautifully with River and Ocean, Hunter and Jade, Max and Rose, even Jay and Kay.
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Popular Baby Names in Finland, 2020 –

Popular Baby Names in Finland, 2020 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Finnish Digital Agency, the most popular baby names in the country last year were Aino and Leo. Here are Finland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2020: Girl Names Aino, …
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These Names Were Once Hidden Gems. What Happened?

What happened to the baby names that had the greatest fashion potential 15 years ago?
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Is it wrong to choose a name on sound alone?

Is it wrong to choose a name on sound alone? | Name News | Scoop.it
It's important, of course. But how do you balance the half-dozen equally important factors?
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Baby Name Meadow: Gentle and Modern

Baby Name Meadow: Gentle and Modern | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Meadow bridges gentle nature names like Lily and modern surname picks like Marlowe. It's a fast-rising 21st century favorite.
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Sunday Summary: Up and Coming, Yet Grounded

Sunday Summary: Up and Coming, Yet Grounded | Name News | Scoop.it
Aviatrix, Kin, Thoreau + more name talk ... about both daring possibilities + the more centered favorites we're all afte
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