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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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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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Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update on Baby Girl M., Sister to Jane (Janie) and Maxwell (Max): Audrey or Nellie?
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Welcome, Nell Audrey Mae! The perfect solution.

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Birdie: Baby Name of the Day

Birdie: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Birdie is soaring lately, part-vintage Sadie, part-modern Wren. It might be short for plenty of traditional choices, or perhaps it stands on its own.
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Spring Baby Names: News of the week

Spring Baby Names: News of the week | Name News | Scoop.it
Our first spring baby names news report includes the latest stats from Scotland, a royal baby announcement, and babies named after doctors, nurses, soccer players, the Pope, and transformers.
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Home Improvement’s Zachery Bryan Welcomes Son Pierce

Home Improvement’s Zachery Bryan Welcomes Son Pierce | Name News | Scoop.it
"What a day filled with love and emotion," Zachery Bryan wrote on Instagram after the birth of his son
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Welcome, Pierce Alexander!

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Duana Names: Define – okay, no, SPELL ‘Synonymous’ Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Define – okay, no, SPELL ‘Synonymous’ Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
I don’t think most people, at least consciously, are making the connections you indicate here. That Ursula is ‘synonymous’ with being evil and calculating is a sophisticated idea, rather than being the name of someone who happened to be that way. 
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Special Name: Meet the teen who has named 600,000 Chinese babies

Special Name: Meet the teen who has named 600,000 Chinese babies | Name News | Scoop.it
When Beau Jessup came up with an idea to help Chinese families name their babies, even she thought it was a bit far-fetched.
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An update on this business. Still going strong!

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Disney star David Henrie and wife Maria Cahill welcome daughter after 3 miscarriages

Disney star David Henrie and wife Maria Cahill welcome daughter after 3 miscarriages | Name News | Scoop.it
The actor also shared the sweet meaning behind his baby girl's middle name.
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Welcome, Pia Philomena Francesca!

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2018 baby names: Scots babies are Awesome and Adora-Belle

2018 baby names: Scots babies are Awesome and Adora-Belle | Name News | Scoop.it
Theresa, Nicola, Corbyn and Boris also made the list of Scotland's top baby names in 2018.
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Scotland 2018

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Scotland 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the official figures for the top 100 names in Scotland in 2018. According to the National Records of Scotland, the #1 names in 2018 were none mover Jack (#1 since 2008), and Olivia, which has been in the top spot for the third year running. Indeed, th
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The Coming of Clu –

The Coming of Clu – | Name News | Scoop.it
The curious name Clu first surfaced in the U.S. baby name data in 1962: 1964: unlisted 1963: unlisted 1962: 5 baby boys named Clu [debut] 1961: unlisted 1960: unlisted After that it never came back…
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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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Birth announcement: Perpetua Carolyn!

Birth announcement: Perpetua Carolyn! | Name News | Scoop.it

Perpetua nicknamed Pippi!! I LOVE it!! ...
Congratulations to Rebecca and her husband and big sibs Anastasia, Tabitha, and Tobiah, and happy birthday Baby Perpetua!!

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Welcome, Perpetua! Pippi is an adorable nickname.

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Name of the Year: Our High Committee Winner, And Votes To Come

Here at NOTY, we love Ms. Blessing’s attitude -- and her name. Her handle evokes encased Italian meats, old-school network dramas, and miracles descending from on high. We send our congratulations to her on her victory, and we hope she will achieve the big things she has planned for her life.
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Girl Names: Tailored but Feminine

Girl Names: Tailored but Feminine | Name News | Scoop.it
The Name Sage comes up with some ingenious solutions for finding girl names that are both tailored and feminine.
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Rebecca Jarvis Welcomes Daughter Isabel Noemi

Rebecca Jarvis Welcomes Daughter Isabel Noemi | Name News | Scoop.it
The ABC News correspondent welcomed her first child, daughter Isabel Noemi, with husband Matthew Hanson on Feb. 20
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Welcome, Isabel!

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HGTV Star Leanne Ford and Husband Erik Welcome Daughter Ever Allen

HGTV Star Leanne Ford and Husband Erik Welcome Daughter Ever Allen | Name News | Scoop.it
Restored by the Fords designer Leanne Ford has welcomed her first child with husband Erik, a baby girl
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Welcome, Ever!

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Big Brother's Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson Welcome Their First Child—Find Out Her Sweet Name! | E! News

The Amazing Race and Big Brother stars announced on their PodcastOne and Direct Message podcast Now What?! that they just welcomed a baby girl named Maverick Nickson.
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Welcome, Maverick!

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What’s in a baby’s name?

What’s in a baby’s name? | Name News | Scoop.it
Cyanide? Messiah? Dweezil? Seems the options are wide open these days for naming your baby, though many area parents are turning to history, tradition and movie favorites.
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‘Lucifer’ and ‘Corbyn’ among unique Scottish baby names as full list released - The Scotsman

‘Lucifer’ and ‘Corbyn’ among unique Scottish baby names as full list released - The Scotsman | Name News | Scoop.it
It features Lucifer alongside a Nun and, perhaps even more incongruously, four Nicolas and a single Boris.
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Baby name consultations: A soft reopening!

Baby name consultations: A soft reopening! | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy feast of St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary! His name is in my book because of his connection to her, and this is the feast that most celebrates his Marian connection (more than his feast as St. Joseph the Worker in May). A great feast day! St. Joseph is the man! A…
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