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The Entry of Taysom –

The Entry of Taysom – | Name News | Scoop.it
The unusual name Taysom debuted in the U.S. baby name data in 2012: 2019: 75 baby boys named Taysom17 (23%) in Louisiana, 14 (19%) in Utah, 5 (7%) in Nebraska and 5 (7%) in Oregon2018: 19 baby boys…
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The Baby Names That Defined the Decade - The New York Times

Contemporary gods and goddesses ruled the 2010s.
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The 60 Top Baby Names Of The Past Decade

The 60 Top Baby Names Of The Past Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
Whether you're trying to avoid a popular name or you want to choose a tried-and-true favorite, this list of the top baby names of the decade is for you!
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Top San Diego Baby Names in 2019 and Last Decade

A list released by The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) featured the top baby names in 2019 for the city of San Diego. The most popular being 'Olivia' and 'Liam'
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The 3 Biggest Baby Name Trends of the Decade

The 3 Biggest Baby Name Trends of the Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
Name trends can sneak up on you. They move bit by bit, shifting your expectations along the way. As time goes by, you might even forget that Penelope used to sound old-fashioned instead of trendy, or that you marveled at your first sighting of Jaxon-with-an-X. Here’s your reminder of how …
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Os nomes mais registados da década em Portugal = Most popular baby names of the decade in Portugal

Nomes e mais Nomes: Os nomes mais registados da década em Portugal = Most popular baby names of the decade in Portugal | Name News | Scoop.it
Os nomes mais registados ao longo da década em meninos e meninas portuguesas
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Top Baby Names of the 2010s Released

Top Baby Names of the 2010s Released | Name News | Scoop.it
The top baby names of the decade have been released by the Social Security Administration, with Emma leading the list for girls and Noah Number 1 for boys.
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These 100+ Names Defined the Decade

These 100+ Names Defined the Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
Nameberry analyzes the names on the Top 1000 at the turn of this decade vs. ten years ago and identifies the trends of the 2010s.
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End-of-Year Name News Roundup

End-of-Year Name News Roundup | Name News | Scoop.it
The year 2019 is winding down so it’s time for not only end-of year top baby names of 2019 lists but end-of-decade top baby names lists!
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The Coming of Kaoir –

The Coming of Kaoir – | Name News | Scoop.it
Video vixen Keyshia Ka’oir [pronounced kee-sha kay-or] founded her companies Ka’oir Cosmetics and Ka’oir Fitness in 2010 and 2011, respectively. She also started dating rapper Guc…
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These Name Endings Point to the New Shape of Girls' Names

These Name Endings Point to the New Shape of Girls' Names | Name News | Scoop.it
In the world of names, style starts at the finish. Trendy name endings made Arlene, Irene and Pauline the shape of the 1920s, Sheri, Kari and Lori the shape of the 1960s, and Tiffany, Stephanie and Bethany the shape of the 1980s. And the name endings setting the standard today? …
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Japan’s Most Popular Baby Names of the Heisei Era | Nippon.com

Japan’s Most Popular Baby Names of the Heisei Era | Nippon.com | Name News | Scoop.it
We take a look at the most popular baby names in Japan during the 30 years of the Heisei era.
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Long-term sociolinguistics trends and phonological patterns of American names

Long-term sociolinguistics trends and phonological patterns of American names | Name News | Scoop.it
This paper (published in Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, Vol 5, No 1 (2020) identified macro trends and phonological patterns of 348 million American baby names over 137 years from 1880 to 2017.
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10 Of The Most Popular Boy Names From The Past Decade

10 Of The Most Popular Boy Names From The Past Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby name trends are constantly changing and evolving over time. And these are the 10 most popular baby boy names of the last decade, the 2010s.
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INFOGRAPHIE. Le top 20 des prénoms des enfants nés à Angers au cours de la dernière décennie

INFOGRAPHIE. Le top 20 des prénoms des enfants nés à Angers au cours de la dernière décennie | Name News | Scoop.it
La Ville d’Angers a répertorié toutes les naissances entre 2013 et 2019. Sur les 41 463 enfants nés durant cette période, des prénoms sont sortis du lot. Louise et Jules ont été attribués plus de 300 fois et arrivent en tête devant Gabriel et Camille. Ces données permettent de constater que la natalité n’a cessé de baisser d’année en année.
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Nameberry's Top Names of the Decade

Nameberry's Top Names of the Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
Nameberry's top baby names of the past ten years feature Charlotte at Number 1 for girls and Asher ranking as the most popular name for boys.
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THE BABY NAMES THAT DEFINED THE DECADE | SJ STRUM - YouTube

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Including Joyce, Hopper, Nancy, Billy, Eleven, Indigo, Coral, Violet, Olive, Ivory, Moss, Riley, Quinn, Taylor, Wren, Sydney, Noa, Lottie, Bertie, Albie, Millie, Freddie, Halle, Wilf, Jackson, Bowie, Stanley, Theodore, Frank, Percy, Basil.

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What's in a VSCO Girl Name?

What's in a VSCO Girl Name? | Name News | Scoop.it
Our question was not “what is a VSCO girl?” but rather, “what is a VSCO girl name?” We wanted to know what names define the VSCO girl generation, and now, after looking at the data, we can tell you.
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The Defining Baby Names of the Decade

The Defining Baby Names of the Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
Linda and Larry are the 1950s. Jennifer and Jason are the ’70s. In the future, when we look back, what names will represent the 2010s decade? A simple list of the most popular names of the decade won’t answer that question. Most of the top-10 girls’ names of the 2010s …
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Most Popular Baby Names of the Decade | Mental Floss

Most Popular Baby Names of the Decade | Mental Floss | Name News | Scoop.it
The biggest baby-naming trend of the decade? Ignoring the most popular naming trends. While some names still retain popularity, parents are opting for more unusual names.
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Top Baby Names of the Decade

Top Baby Names of the Decade | Name News | Scoop.it
The top baby names of the 2010s include several classic names that still dominate the charts: Emma, Olivia, and Sophia for girls, along with Liam, Noah, and James for boys.
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The ‘Hip Hop’ Names Kiyanne & Jaquae –

The ‘Hip Hop’ Names Kiyanne & Jaquae – | Name News | Scoop.it
Kiyanne arguing with Jaquae Of the many Love & Hip Hop stars to influence baby names* over the last decade, here are two of the most recent: Kiyanne and Jaquae. Jaquáe (born James Harris) and K…
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Meteorite Lands on Commette House –

Meteorite Lands on Commette House – | Name News | Scoop.it
In October of 2011, a 45 billion-year-old, 88-gram meteorite happened to crash through the roof of a home in suburban Paris — an extremely unlikely event. Even more unlikely? The family livin…
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