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The Debut of Diahn –

The Debut of Diahn – | Name News | Scoop.it
I believe Diahn is the one in the middle…? The Diane-variant Diahn made appearances in the U.S. baby name data for five years straight during the 1960s: 1969: unlisted1968: 5 baby girls named…
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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with D

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with D | Name News | Scoop.it
Here is the game we are playing: We are going to pretend that we are naming a baby and that the name MUST start with a certain letter, and so we will need one name starting with that letter for a b…
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250 Boy Names That Start With D

250 Boy Names That Start With D | Name News | Scoop.it
We have put together some of our favorite boy names that start with the letter D to provide you with some inspiration.
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The Introduction of Danya –

The Introduction of Danya – | Name News | Scoop.it
Danya ad, 1940 The name Danya began showing up in the U.S. baby name data in 1939: 1943: 9 baby girls named Danya1942: 7 baby girls named Danya1941: 16 baby girls named Danya1940: 5 baby girls name…
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Baby Name Dexter: Sharp and Polished

Baby Name Dexter: Sharp and Polished | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Dexter combines a preppy polish with a heck of an edge. Thanks to Kayt and Natalie for suggesting today’s Name of the Day. DEXTER’S GOT SKILLS The baby name Dexter started out as a surname, from dyster – a medieval English occupational name for one who dyed wool. The wool industry was […]
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Name Update

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Update (and photo) on Baby Girl Carsons-with-a-P, Sister to Brady and Campbell
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Welcome, Delaney Josephine!

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Damilọ́lá

Damilọ́lá | Name News | Scoop.it
Nigerian actress, Damilola Adegbite Origin: YorubaMeaning: "God makes me wealthy."Gender: unisexPron: DAH-MEE-LOH-LAH (equal emphasis) The name is composed of the Yoruba dá…l'ọ́lá (to make wealthy by God) and mi (me). Another form is Dánlọlá. It is borne by Nigerian model and actress, Dámilọ́la Adégbìtẹ́ (b. 1985). Sources User-submitted name Damilola - Behind the NameName Entry…
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Doğan

Doğan | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Jean van der Meulen on Pexels.com Origin: TurkishMeaning: "falcon."Gender: masculinePron: (DOH-ahn) The name comes directly from the Turkish word for "falcon" or "hawk," but is also a synonym for "rising," or "born" in the Turkish language. It appeared in the Top 100 Most Popular Male Names in Turkey between 1987-2002 and peaked at…
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Dhyana, Dhyani, Dhyan

Dhyana, Dhyani, Dhyan | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Rodolfo Clix on Pexels.com Dhyana & Dhyani are unisex (pronounced TAH-nah & TAH-nee), ultimately derived from the Sanskrit ध्यान and meaning "meditation; attention." Both concepts are applied in Buddhism and Hinduism. An exclusive masculine form is Dhyan. Sources https://www.nameslist.org/meaning/baby-name-Dhyanihttps://www.nameslist.org/meaning/baby-name-Dhyanahttps://www.nameslist.org/meaning/baby-name-Dhyanhttps://www.shabdkosh.com/
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Baby names: Woman accuses sister-in-law of being racist over name choice - Kidspot

Baby names: Woman accuses sister-in-law of being racist over name choice - Kidspot | Name News | Scoop.it

"I want to name my baby 'Sunny', and have her middle name be 'Disposition', so that her name will be 'Sunny Disposition', on full legal documents. ... "She would have an Easter-egg type name, where if you know the full thing it's like a surprise," she said.

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Heres How Parents To Newborn Baby Dominic Won 60 Years Worth Free Pizza

Heres How Parents To Newborn Baby Dominic Won 60 Years Worth Free Pizza | Name News | Scoop.it
Viral Now: A couple from Sydney won a cash prize of AUD 10,080 or 60 years' worth of pizza thanks to an ongoing online contest.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Delcer Solomon Strickland (1888-1973)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Delcer Solomon Strickland (1888-1973) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Atlanta Constitution, March 12, 1933.   For many years a leading citizen in Douglasville, Georgia, Delcer Solomon Strickland was
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The Ds of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names

The Ds of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names | Name News | Scoop.it
Male names: Diedi (I) Dolfin (T) derives from Latin name Delphinus (from Delphi). The Ancient Greek city of Delphi possibly took its name from the word delphys (womb). This name was also Venetian. Drudmund (I) derives from Proto–Germanic root þrūþ (strength) and OId Saxon mund and Old High German munt (protection, hand). Duccio (T, I) was a…
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Fierce name for MAFS bride Susie Bradley and Todd Carney's baby boy

Fierce name for MAFS bride Susie Bradley and Todd Carney's baby boy | Name News | Scoop.it
Susie, who was a bride in season six of MAFS, gave birth to Lion Daryl Carney last week
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Welcome, Lion!

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Baby Name Delilah: Romantic Favorite

Baby Name Delilah: Romantic Favorite | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Delilah went from seldom-heard rarity to the song everyone was singing in 2007. The name's runaway success followed.
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Babies Named for Sailing Ships (D) –

Babies Named for Sailing Ships (D) – | Name News | Scoop.it
The people below were born aboard — and named after! — ships with D-names… Dacca:William Adlard Dacca Dillon, born in 1884Alfred Dacca Taylor, born in 1886Janet Kate Dacca Ingles, born …
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Name Update

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Update on Baby Naming Issue: Is it Weird if the Two Middle Names Are Coincidentally the Same as Someone Else’s First/Last?
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Welcome, Daphne Joan Basker!

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How I Named My Baby: Eben Frank Dennis

How I Named My Baby: Eben Frank Dennis | Name News | Scoop.it

Lily Whymark, a document controller, and Ryan Coulson, a design engineer, live in Kent, UK. They welcomed their first child, a son named Eben Frank Dennis Coulson, on July 13, 2020. Here, Lily answer’s our questions about how she and Ryan named Eben. When did you know you found “The Name?” As soon as we […]


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Dongmei

Dongmei | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Origin: ChineseSpelling: 冬梅 (most popular)Meaning: "winter plum."Gender: unisexApprox Pron: (DAWNG-MAY) The name is a transliteration of the Chinese unisex name 冬梅 (winter plum). This is the most popular form. Other character combinations for this name are possible, which then alters the meaning and in some cases, the gender. There is…
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Dárasími, Ọlúwadárasími

Dárasími, Ọlúwadárasími | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Lukas Rodriguez on Pexels.com Origin: YorubaMeaning: "good to me; the Lord is good to me."Gender: unisexPronunciation: DAH-rah-SEE-mee Dárasími is from the Yoruba phrase, dára-sí-mi (good to me), there is also Ọlúwadárasími, which means "the Lord is good to me." Sources https://yorubaname.com/entries/Darasimihttps://www.babynames.co.uk/names/oluwadarasimi/
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Duha

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Photo by James Wheeler on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic ضحىMeaning: "forenoon."Gender: unisexDOO-hah The name comes directly from the Arabic word for forenoon or late morning. In Islam, it is used in reference to Salat ad-Duha صَلَاة الضحى‎‎, a voluntary prayer that is said between Fajr and Dhuhr and is used mainly for the atonement of sins.…
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Jeremy Allen White, Wife Addison Timlin Welcome Second Child

Jeremy Allen White, Wife Addison Timlin Welcome Second Child | Name News | Scoop.it
Jeremy Allen White and Addison Timlin also share 2-year-old daughter Ezer Billie
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Welcome, Dolores Wild!

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Free Domino’s Pizza for a Baby Named Dominic –

Free Domino’s Pizza for a Baby Named Dominic – | Name News | Scoop.it
If you live in Australia and are expecting a baby any day now — and you really, really like Domino’s pizza — then here’s a contest for you! Domino’s will be giving ove…
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