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The Baby Name Neysa –

The Baby Name Neysa – | Name News | Scoop.it
Neysa McMein The name Neysa first popped up in the U.S. baby name data in 1917. It began seeing regular usage during the 1920s: 1924: 10 baby girls named Neysa1923: 8 baby girls named Neysa1922: 12…
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Name Quotes 82: Rosebud, Pirate, Habakkuk –

Name Quotes 82: Rosebud, Pirate, Habakkuk – | Name News | Scoop.it
From an article about the Mad About You reboot: On the original show, Theresa was portrayed by Burnett as a bit overbearing. But, she always brought extra love…and helped them name their daughter M…
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Should you ever doubt that names matter ...

Should you ever doubt that names matter ... | Name News | Scoop.it
If you sometimes think names don't count, think about the darkest moments in human history. Our names are tremendously important, and can live on long after we're gone.
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That window. I agree with Abby, there's something powerful about letting the first names speak for themselves.

 

Many of the war memorials I see locally only have surnames and initials. But they're much more powerful when you can see they're in memory of John, William, Thomas, Stanley, Reginald and co.

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Baby Jock Names: and other news of the week

Baby Jock Names: and other news of the week | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby name news this week includes baby jock names, country singer and other celeb choices.
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Baby Names Inspired By Art & Artists

Baby Names Inspired By Art & Artists | Name News | Scoop.it
A baby is an actual work of art -- and these names will show the world how beautiful they are for the rest of their lives.
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Jolie fratrie // Abigaëlle, Olivia, Marcus & Cézanne = Super sibset

Isaure est la maman de quatre magnifiques enfants aux jolis prénoms : Abigaëlle, Olivia, Marcus & Cézanne. Cette maman artiste (elle est illustratrice) nous raconte comment son mari et elle ont choisi les prénoms de leurs bébés. Des prénoms singuliers et hétérogènes qui forment pourtant une fratrie originale et poétique.  Isaure est la dessinatrice de talent qui se cache …
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Duana Names: Name The Art Baby Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Name The Art Baby Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
I am an illustrator and artist that is in the midst of starting a brick and mortar retail, studio, and gallery space with one of my best friends. We have everything in line - business plan, space, colors, aesthetic...but are completely stuck on a name and we hope to open in November! 
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Name of the Week: Vincent

Name of the Week: Vincent | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Vincent is the anglicised form of the Latin name Vincentius, derived from the Latin vincens (accusative vincentem) meaning "conquering, winning." Usage: Vincentius was well used by early Roman Christians and several saints bore the name including three 4th century saints, one 5th century and one 7th century saint
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Noel Fielding Welcomes First Child

Noel Fielding Welcomes First Child | Name News | Scoop.it
Lliana and Noel English comedian Noel Fielding has had his first child with his girlfriend, radio presenter Lliana Bird. They haven'
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Romantic: Boys

Romantic: Boys | Name News | Scoop.it
"Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog" by Caspar David Friedrich For boys I imagine men in fancy suits or cravats, walking together on a mist
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Ooh: Penrose, Octave, Sterling and more.

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Monet Inspired Baby Names for Girls

Monet Inspired Baby Names for Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
We are moving to a new apartment soon so my blog might be more quiet than usual for the next month. I love having the opportunity to decorate a new space. I have already decided on colour inspiration for the living and dining area. Claude Monet's Water lilies series will be the inspiration for the…
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Ruskin | Names Daily • Jan 14, 2017 at 4:03pm UTC

Ruskin | Names Daily • Jan 14, 2017 at 4:03pm UTC | Name News | Scoop.it
I love this name. Listen to it in a Scottish brogue, and I guarantee you'll suddenly like it a lot, too.
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Georgia: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Georgia: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
Classic and cool, Southern and sophisticated, Georgia makes a great choice for a daughter today. It's nicely on trend, but under the radar - for now.
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Teacher Knitted 23 Dolls of Her Students

Teacher Knitted 23 Dolls of Her Students | Name News | Scoop.it
One teacher knitted 23 dolls of each of her students during this quarantine time. It brought a smile to every one of their faces.
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Great namespotting in this picture!

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Artistic Baby Names for Girls: Saskia and Simonetta

Artistic Baby Names for Girls: Saskia and Simonetta | Name News | Scoop.it
Some gorgeous girls' names associated with the muses of iconic artists.
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Baby Name Tattoos

As a parent, loving your kids can come through in so many different ways — how you cover their face with kisses, or the way you make their school lunch,
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Miracle baby who underwent pioneering surgery is named after Damien Hirst's Devon statue - Devon Live

Miracle baby who underwent pioneering surgery is named after Damien Hirst's Devon statue - Devon Live | Name News | Scoop.it
"Tied in with the statue in Ilfracombe, it gave us an image of strength and the cross section of the pregnant mother also symbolised the surgery - plus it's a lovely name too.  We thought it was perfect for her.

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My Name, My Identity on Twitter: "Do you want to encourage your students to show pride in their names and identities through visual arts? @SCCOE is seeking student artwork submissions for the theme...

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Cool competition

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Duana Names: Long Weekend Reader Roundup! Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Long Weekend Reader Roundup! Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
My kids are Ursula and Gilbert. Thanks for validating our choices in your column :)

Anywho. This is about an art baby, not a real one.
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Names for an art shop, plus imaginative nicknames for Malcolm.

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s siblings

Georgia O’Keeffe’s siblings | Name News | Scoop.it
Claire emailed me not too long ago to share the names of artist Georgia O'Keeffe's siblings, which she had come across while working on a project. I was delighted to read them too! Claire said she didn't know if Georgia was Catholic or not, but thought her siblings' names might provide a clue. Especially, I…
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My book cover: The Marian monogram

My book cover: The Marian monogram | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Feast of St. Joseph the Worker! I love that his feast day is on the first day of the month of Mary -- it's not for nothing that Joseph has its own entry in my book. <3 Speaking of my book, and the month of Mary, I really want to focus in a special…
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Noel Fielding and girlfriend Lliana Bird name first baby Dali after Surrealist artist

Noel Fielding and girlfriend Lliana Bird name first baby Dali after Surrealist artist | Name News | Scoop.it
It's the second time the Spanish icon has influenced a significant part of his life, after the funnyman made the unlikely switch to Bake Off on the back of Salvador once starring in a chocolate advert
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Welcome, Dali!

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Anaxandra

Anaxandra was the daughter of Nealkes, who painted mythological scenes in ancient Greece, and she was also his student. She lived around 228 B.C. and was mentioned by Clement of Alexandria (2nd century) in his work Women as Well as Men Capable of Perfection.
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Baby name consultation: Artistic, worldly, saintly names a plus for the third of three brothers

Baby name consultation: Artistic, worldly, saintly names a plus for the third of three brothers | Name News | Scoop.it
Carrie and her husband are expecting their third baby -- a third boy! This little guy joins big brothers: Owen Joseph Julian Elias I.Love.Those.Names! So sophisticated and handsome! Carrie writes, "I love thinking and talking about baby names while my husband absolutely does not, and I desperately need some input! Hubby has actually said that…
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