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Claudia –

Claudia – | Name News | Scoop.it
Today's name of the day was inspired by last week's post regarding "bad" name meanings. Poor Claudia often appears on lists of baby names with the "worst" meanings. But is its origin really so negative? In this post, I will attempt to sort the facts from the myths. Origin Claudia is the feminine form of…
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“Coolidge” as a Baby Name? –

“Coolidge” as a Baby Name? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Calvin Coolidge John Calvin Coolidge was President of the United States from 1923 until 1929 — finishing Warren G. Harding’s term from 1923 to 1925, and then serving as the elected pres…
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The Cs of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names

The Cs of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names | Name News | Scoop.it
Female names: Calomaria (I) means "beautiful Maria." Carafina (I) may come from the surname Caraffa/Carafa, which belonged to a noble Neapolitan family, or be a combination of Cara (beloved) and Fina (a diminutive of Serafina (seraphim). Castellana (I) means "pertaining to a castle" and "damsel," and comes directly from a Latin word. This name is…
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Rapper Cassie Announces The Arrival Of Baby #2!

Rapper Cassie Announces The Arrival Of Baby #2! | Name News | Scoop.it
She and Alex have chosen to name their second daughter Sunny Cinco Fine.
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Welcome, Sunny!

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Coralie –

Coralie – | Name News | Scoop.it
Coralie is a romantic French name with a breezy, tropical vibe. Origin Coralie's origin is rather obscure. The earliest reference I can find for the name is in Contes moraux ("Moral Tales"), a collection of stories written by Jean-François Marmontel and published ca. 17651. Though largely forgotten today, the book was a bestseller of its…
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Actress Victoria Ekanoye Is A Mom!

Actress Victoria Ekanoye Is A Mom! | Name News | Scoop.it
Victoria shared an image of her and Jonny with their newborn son and revealed his name: Théodore Christopher!

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Welcome, Théodore!

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The Launch of Chevelle –

The Launch of Chevelle – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ready for another car-inspired baby name? Today’s name is Chevelle, which made a big splash in the data in 1963 when it debuted both as a girl name and as a boy name — an uncommon occur…
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Cassandra Is A Very Pro-Female Name

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Baby Name Cooper: Sporty Modern Staple

Baby Name Cooper: Sporty Modern Staple | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Cooper combines a long + storied history as a surname with a sporty, capable vibe as a mainstream favorite for a first!
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The Voice's Chris Mann Welcomes Second Son

The Voice's Chris Mann Welcomes Second Son | Name News | Scoop.it
Chris Mann and his wife Laura are already parents to 3-year-old son Hugo
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Welcome, Rocky Conor!

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Stassi Schroeder and Beau Clark Welcome Daughter Hartford

Stassi Schroeder and Beau Clark Welcome Daughter Hartford | Name News | Scoop.it
"We truly cannot begin to describe the happiness and joy we are feeling at this moment," Stassi Schroeder and Beau Clark tell PEOPLE of their new arrival
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Welcome, Hartford!

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Csanád

Csanád | Name News | Scoop.it
Bust of Csanád in Érsekcsanád Origin: HungarianMeaning: unknownGender: masculineApprox phonetic pronunciation: (CHAW-nad); IPA: (CHAW-nad) The name is derived from a Magyar clan name, Csana, with the Hungarian diminutive suffix of -d added. Csana itself is of unknown etymology. The name was borne by an 11th-century Hungarian ruler, a nephew of Stephan I of Hungary, also…
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Clothier Hathaway Vaughn (1834-1906)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Clothier Hathaway Vaughn (1834-1906) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Brooklyn Times Union, January 30, 1906.    The inaugural posting for 2021 takes us to Long Island, New York, and Clothier Hathawa
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Chie (ちえ)

Chie (ちえ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: chee-e [tɕí.è̞] Archaic writing: ちゑ (Chiwe), ちへ (Chihe) Etymology and/or ways to write: Two commonly used kanji combinations for this name are 千恵 and 智恵. As a word, the latter refers to wisdom, intelligence or sense and can also be written as 知恵 or 智慧 (individually, 智/知 and…
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Baby Named for Grace Coolidge –

Baby Named for Grace Coolidge – | Name News | Scoop.it
Grace Coolidge Yesterday we talked about Calvin Coolidge, so today here’s a quick story involving his wife, Grace: In October of 1926, several earthquakes struck Turkey and Armenia. (They wer…
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Chiaki (ちあき)

Chiaki (ちあき) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: chee-ah-kʸee [tɕí.à.kʲì] Etymology and/or ways to write: One of the widely used kanji combinations for this name is 千秋, individually made of 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" and 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn." When read in its Sino-Japanese form senshū, it acquires the meaning of "thousand years" (a synonym…
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Baby Name Campion: Saintly and Stylish

Baby Name Campion: Saintly and Stylish | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Campion combines roots in the natural world, a bold meaning, and a saintly bearer. Why is this handsome possibility so rare?
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The Coming of Condredge –

The Coming of Condredge – | Name News | Scoop.it
The name Condredge was a one-hit wonder in the baby name data in 1974: 1976: unlisted1975: unlisted1974: 5 baby boys named Condredge [debut]1973: unlisted1972: unlisted Where did it come from? Coll…
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Baby Name Claire: Tailored Classic

Baby Name Claire: Tailored Classic | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Claire is a tailored, timeless classic. In an age of Quinns + Sloanes, Isabellas + Sophias, Claire is the best of both styles.
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Babies Named for Sailing Ships (C) –

Babies Named for Sailing Ships (C) – | Name News | Scoop.it
The people below were born aboard — and named after! — ships with C-names… Caduceus:John Caduceus Mason, born in 1869Pauline Caduceus Pyne, born in 1871Amy Caduceus Ward, born in 1871 C…
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250 Amazing Boys Names That Start With C

Choosing that perfect name for your little boy can be a very difficult decision to make. We have put together some of our favorite baby boy names that start with C to get you started.
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Baby Name Calvin: Sporty and Stylish

Baby Name Calvin: Sporty and Stylish | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Calvin has gone from theologian's surname to pop culture staple ... and now it's a fast-rising favorite for our sons.
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Pregnant Mena Suvari Reveals Son's Name

Pregnant Mena Suvari Reveals Son's Name | Name News | Scoop.it
she revealed to Access this week that his name will be Christopher Alexander. Suvari explains that the meaningful name is to honor her late father-in-law.

"We're naming him after my husband's father who passed away when he was really young," she says. "Bringing it back around."
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How I Named My Baby: Cosmo Nuri

How I Named My Baby: Cosmo Nuri | Name News | Scoop.it

Allison Young and Russell Richardson adopted their son Cosmo Nuri Young Richardson from Korea in September 2020. In this interview, Allison tells us how they chose the name Cosmo for their newest family member.


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All about Cyprian

All about Cyprian | Name News | Scoop.it
Polish writer and artist Cyprian Norwid, 1821–1883 Cyprian is a Polish and English name which originated with Roman family name Cyprianus (from Cyprus). The variant Cyprián is Slovak. I've always found this a really cool, fun, quirky, distinctive name. Other forms include: 1. Cipriano is Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. 2. Ciprian is Romanian. The variation Ciprián is Hungarian…
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