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How Names Affect Your Life & The Way You Look - The Face-Name Effect // RAQUEL CRUZ

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Curly names

Curly names | Name News | Scoop.it
To mark the 69th Jahrzeit (death anniversary) of the great comedian Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz) (right), here are some names meaning "curly." There's a long tradition of opposite nicknames, like a fat guy called Slim or a bald guy called Curly. Male: Caiside means "curly-haired" in Ancient Irish, from root cas. The modern unisex…
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Baby Girl Taylor, Sister to Judson and Willa; Goldie for a Non-Blonde?

Baby Girl Taylor, Sister to Judson and Willa; Goldie for a Non-Blonde? | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi!! We are expecting our 3rd and likely final baby (a girl) in June. We already have a son Judson and a daughter Willa. We are drawn to more vintage names that are not common but familiar. Our las…
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Ciarán, Kieran, Ciar

Ciarán, Kieran, Ciar | Name News | Scoop.it
    Origin: Gaelic Meaning: "black" Gender: masculine Pronunciation: KEER-an; KYAIR-en, KEER Ciarán is a diminutive form of Ciar, which comes directly from the Gaelic word for black. In Irish legend, Ciar mac Fergus was the son of Fergus mac Róich. He was legendary progenitor of the Ciarraid people who gave their name to County…
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More on Maha & Najla –

More on Maha & Najla – | Name News | Scoop.it
A few months ago, in the Visionary Baby Names for 2020 post, I mentioned the names Maha, Najla, and Butta-kuz. Each of these names refers to the eyes of a specific animal, yet most books and websit…
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Rory –

Rory – | Name News | Scoop.it
Rory is the anglicized form of Irish Ruaidhrí meaning "red king", made up from Old Irish rúad (red) and rí (king). Although traditionally and commonly a male name, it's gotten some use in the U.S. as a female name as well, and has also been used as nickname for Aurora or Lorelei, the name of a siren in Germanic folklore. Origin: Proto-Indo-European…
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25 Feisty Names Perfect For A Curly-Haired Baby Girl

25 Feisty Names Perfect For A Curly-Haired Baby Girl | Name News | Scoop.it
If there is a chance that baby will have lovely curly locks, we have the best names for her.
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25 Beautiful Baby Names That Will Suit A Handsome Blonde Boy

25 Beautiful Baby Names That Will Suit A Handsome Blonde Boy | Name News | Scoop.it
Mom's little blondie will wear any of these names perfectly.
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20 Enchanting Names That Would Suit A Beautiful Baby With Green Eyes

20 Enchanting Names That Would Suit A Beautiful Baby With Green Eyes | Name News | Scoop.it
A name is not just meant for addressing the baby; it can define the baby's personality and destiny.
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Science shows your name has the power to sculpt your appearance … but how?

Science shows your name has the power to sculpt your appearance … but how? | Name News | Scoop.it
Incredibly, our names affect our looks in conformity with societal expectations.
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Sienna's name story.

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Baby Names with meanings vaguely relating to fair hair

Baby Names with meanings vaguely relating to fair hair | Name News | Scoop.it
These names are perfect for babies with light-colored hair.
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I've paraphrased the title of this post because it seemed borderline discriminatory. I'm such a sourpuss.

 

Gwen
Blake
Kayla
Finn
Kenzie
Kenyon
Bronwyn
Bowie
Farrah
Dwight
Bianca
Albin
Jennifer
Boyd
Linnet
Gannon
Fiona
Fairfax
Linus
Rowena

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Calvin

Calvin | Name News | Scoop.it
Calvin comes from French surname Cauvin which comes from chauve meaning "bald" derived from Latin calvus (bald). It's also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Latin Variants: Calvino (Italian) Calvinus (Ancient Roman)   Female forms: Calvina (Ancient Roman)  
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Faaria, Faria, Farya

Faaria, Faria, Farya | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Brady Knoll on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic فارعةMeaning: "lofty; tall; towering; slender; slim; beautiful; handsome; pretty."Gender: femininePronunciation: Arabic: fah-REE...AH; Urdu: FAR-yah The name is derived from the Arabic word فَارِع (fari) which can mean "tall; lofty" and also "slim; slender" as well as "beautiful; handsome; pretty." It is derived from the Arabic verbal root…
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Pets Look Like Their Names

Pets Look Like Their Names | Name News | Scoop.it
According to recent data, most people match pet names to personality or looks. We have names for dogs and cats of all sizes, colors, and personalities.
Dylan's curator insight, March 14, 8:23 PM
Naming your pets after their personality only makes sense! Although not everyone does so, this seems like a smart way to find a fitting name for your cat. Growing up, I had a black and white cat, that believe it or not, we named Oreo.
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Name Update

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Update on Baby Girl Taylor, Sister to Judson and Willa; Goldie for a Non-Blonde?
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Welcome, Marigold "Goldie" Lennon!

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Ginger: Baby Name of the Day

Ginger: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Sparky, sassy Ginger danced its way up the US popularity charts in the 1930s and 40s. In our age of Piper, it might make a colorful, retro choice.
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What My Name Says About Who I Am - ZORA

Through names, we reveal ourselves to the world. For those of us who are mixed race or otherwise between cultures, deciding how to present them is a way to confirm or complicate the stories told by our physical appearance.
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Do you look like your name?

Do you look like your name? | Name News | Scoop.it
Eight studies have found that when people were shown ID-style photos of people they'd never met, they were often able to correctly select the person's first name.
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Vaughn –

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Vaughn is a variant spelling of Vaughan, a Welsh surname meaning "small; little". It comes from Welsh fychan, a mutation of bychan which itself is a diminutive of bach (small, little). It could have originated as a nickname for a man of small stature or to distinguish between two men with the same name. Origin: Welsh Variants: Vaughan (Welsh)  
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25 Adorable Baby Names For Boys With Big Brown Eyes

25 Adorable Baby Names For Boys With Big Brown Eyes | Name News | Scoop.it
Moms should consider some of the names listed below for their soon-to-be baby boy with brown eyes.
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Mystery Monday: Irsut

Mystery Monday: Irsut | Name News | Scoop.it
Today’s name is a masculine name found in Latin records from early 13th-century Germany. It isn’t obviously dithematic in nature, nor does it bear any resemblance to any other name we’ve come across so far. So it is a true mystery:

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25 Adorable Baby Names For Girls With Hazel Eyes

25 Adorable Baby Names For Girls With Hazel Eyes | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are 25 adorable baby names that will suit little girls with stunning hazel eyes.
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Red: Baby Name of the Day

Red: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
If color names are catching on, how 'bout Red for a boy? 17 y.o. Olympic champion Red Gerard has made this one feel surprisingly wearable.
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Duana Names: Well Here’s One I Haven’t Been In Before

Duana Names: Well Here’s One I Haven’t Been In Before | Name News | Scoop.it
If we are lucky enough to have a red head, I want her name to reflect her "2% of the world's hair colour population" status. 
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