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#Showbiz: Nad Zainal names her baby Budi Kalsom

#Showbiz: Nad Zainal names her baby Budi Kalsom | Name News | Scoop.it
The 30-year-old artiste whose real name is Farah Nadia Zainal Abidin, has named her baby girl Budi Kalsom.

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Emily Ratajkowski Is A Mom!

Emily Ratajkowski Is A Mom! | Name News | Scoop.it
Emily shared a photo that showed her nursing her newborn baby and revealed their name, Sylvester Apollo Bear.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Blackstone Waterhouse (ca. 1844--?)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Blackstone Waterhouse (ca. 1844--?) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait courtesy of the Arkansas state archives.    An early African American legislator from Arkansas, Blackstone Waterhouse represente
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Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Welcome Their First Child

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Welcome Their First Child | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple has chosen to name her Baylah May Foehner.
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250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With B

We have put together an extensive list of boys' names that begin with B. Some of these names are unique while others follow a more classic route.
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The Beginning of Bavan –

The Beginning of Bavan – | Name News | Scoop.it
The interesting name Bavan was a one-hit wonder in the baby name data in the mid-1960s: 1966: unlisted1965: unlisted1964: 5 baby girls named Bavan1963: unlisted1962: unlisted Where did it come from…
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Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner Welcome Daughter

Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner Welcome Daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
The new mom shared on Instagram that her daughter was born on Jan. 18
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Welcome, Baylah!

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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Brockholst Ludlow Carroll (1847-1905)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Brockholst Ludlow Carroll (1847-1905) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the History of the Rockaways from the Year 1685-1917.   Following on the heels of Sag Harbor's Clothier Hathaway Vaughn
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Mommy influencers feud over similar bizarre baby names

Mommy influencers feud over similar bizarre baby names | Name News | Scoop.it
Aussie model and beauty-brand founder Jessica Hart, named her newborn daughter “Baby” two years after blogging friend Sasha Benz named her little girl “Baybi.” 
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Balin

Balin | Name News | Scoop.it
"Balan, full of fear, crawled on his hands and knees to his brother." W. H. Margetson's illustration for Legends of King Arthur and His Knights (1914) Eng Pronunciation: BAY-lin The name is of uncertain origin or meaning, it appears in Arthurian legend as the name of one of King Arthur's knights, recorded by Thomas Malory…
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Bayram, Bajram

Bayram, Bajram | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Rachel Claire on Pexels.com Origin: TurkicMeaning: "festival; holiday."Gender: masculineBY-rahm The name comes directly from the Turkic word referring to any festival or public holiday, whether religious or secular. Between 1980-2004, the name appeared in the Top 100 Most Popular Turkish Male Names, and peaked at #42 in 1981. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/bayramhttps://www.behindthename.com/name/bajram/submittedhttps://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayram_(Name)https://az.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayram_(ad)https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayram_(Name)
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Breonna is the 2020 Name of the Year

Breonna is the 2020 Name of the Year | Name News | Scoop.it
A name of protest and memory, Breonna came to symbolize many of the divisions that rent American society in 2020.
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The Bs of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names

The Bs of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names | Name News | Scoop.it
Male names: Belfante (I) means "fair child." Benasuto (T). This name, which I can't find the etymology of, was also Venetian. Berlinghiero (T) is a form of Ancient Germanic name Berengar, from roots bern (bear) and ger (spear). Bindo (T, I) was particularly popular in Florence (Firenze). The etymology is unknown. Blasio (T) is a form of…
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Birth announcement: Astrid Beatrice!

Birth announcement: Astrid Beatrice! | Name News | Scoop.it
I posted a birth announcement for Natalie's first baby a few years ago, and I'm thrilled to share that she's had another beautiful baby girl! This little lady has been given the gorgeous name ... Astrid Beatrice! Natalie writes, "Astrid Beatrice was born last Friday. The nurses kept saying how perfect and 'happy' her heart…
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Baby Name Bram: Brisk and Romantic

Baby Name Bram: Brisk and Romantic | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Bram combines a European sensibility and romantic vibe with a brisk, bold sound that fits in with favorites like Max and Finn.
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The Beginning of Bronco –

The Beginning of Bronco – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ty Hardin as Bronco Layne The unlikely baby name Bronco first popped up in the SSA data in 1960: 1962: unlisted1961: unlisted1960: 5 baby boys named Bronco [debut]1959: unlisted1958: unlisted Aroun…
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Joseph and Kendra Duggar Announce The Arrival of Baby #3!

Joseph and Kendra Duggar Announce The Arrival of Baby #3! | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple has named their second daughter Brooklyn Praise Duggar.
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Babies Named for Sailing Ships (B) –

Babies Named for Sailing Ships (B) – | Name News | Scoop.it
The people below were born aboard — and named after! — ships with B-names… Baltic:Annie Baltic Jones, born in 1880 Bard of Avon:William Avon Clifford, born in 1864 Baron Blantyre:…
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Baby Name Basil: Vintage Nature Name

Baby Name Basil: Vintage Nature Name | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Basil blends an intelligent, polished, and vaguely British style with a regal meaning, plus ties to the natural world, too.
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Jessica Szohr Welcomes Daughter Bowie Ella

Jessica Szohr Welcomes Daughter Bowie Ella | Name News | Scoop.it
Jessica Szohr welcomed her baby girl on Monday
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Duana Names: What’s in a “Baby/Baybi” Name?

Duana Names: What’s in a “Baby/Baybi” Name? | Name News | Scoop.it
As far as I’m concerned, naming your child “Baby” is a clear indicator that you are willfully ignorant about human development. Too strong?
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Baby Name Blossom: Energetic and Floral

Baby Name Blossom: Energetic and Floral | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Blossom sounds like a 21st century word name ... but it's actually an early 1900s innovation. A bold and optimstic choice!
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Bezalel

Bezalel | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Origin: Hebrew בְּצַלְאֵלMeaning: "in the shadow of God; under the protection of God."Gender: masculinePronunciation Eng: beh-ZAH-lel The name is borne in Exodus 31:1-6 by the chief artisan assigned by Moses to build the Tabernacle, Ark of the Covenant, priests' vestments and other equipment with the assistance of Aholiab. In Exodus 31:1, he…
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