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The Fs of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names

The Fs of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names | Name News | Scoop.it
Male names: Ferrando (I) is a form of Ferdinand (brave journey). This is also a Medieval Spanish and Aragonese name. Ferrante (I) is also a form of Ferdinand, possibly via the Medieval French Ferrand and Ferrant. Fioravante (I) may derive from the Latin word florem (flower) and thus be a form of Florent and Fiorente. Other…
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Babies Named for Sailing Ships (F) –

Babies Named for Sailing Ships (F) – | Name News | Scoop.it
The people below were born aboard — and named after! — ships with F-names… Falkland:Falkland James Macfarlane, born in 1859 Famenoth:Famenoth Bradley, born in 1876 Far East:Horace Far E…
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The Baby Name “Falcon” –

The Baby Name “Falcon” – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Falcon first emerged in the U.S. data in 1961. After that, it dropped back out of the data and didn’t re-appear until several decades later. 1963: unlisted1962: unlisted1961: 5 …
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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with F

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with F | 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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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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Boy Names Starting with F: Finn, Francis, Fox

Boy Names Starting with F: Finn, Francis, Fox | Name News | Scoop.it
Boy names starting with F range from upbeat Finn to traditional Frederick. Factor in surnames like Fielding + rarities like Ferdinand, too.
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Fiddah, Fizzah, Fizziyah

Fiddah, Fizzah, Fizziyah | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic فِضَّةMeaning: "silver."Gender: femalePhonetic Pronunciation Standard Arabic: FEED-dah; Spoken Arabic: FEEZ-zahIPA: /fidˤ.dˤa/ The name comes directly from the Arabic word فِضَّة (fiddah), meaning "silver", it is sometimes transliterated as Fizzah. Another form is Fizziyah فِضِّيَّة, which means "silvery." Also transliterated as Fiddiyah. Fizzi فِضِّي is a unisex variation. It is…
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How Do You Like Your Name, Fiona? –

How Do You Like Your Name, Fiona? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ready for another name interview? This one is with Fiona Isabella, a 38-year-old from Germany. What’s the story behind her names? I was born to British / Australian parents but both have Scot…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Francisco vs Lourenço

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Francisco vs Lourenço | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Francisco e Lourenço.
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Fusa (ふさ)

Fusa (ふさ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: fsah [ɸɯ̟̥́ᵝ.sà] (on its own) Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from 房/総 (fusa) meaning "bunch, cluster (of flowers); segment." It can also be written with two kanji, a fu kanji like 婦 meaning "(married) woman," 富/冨 meaning "riches, wealth, fortune" or 芙, part of…
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Fuad

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Origin: Arabic فُؤادMeaning: "heart."Gender: masculinePronunciation: foo-AD Pexels.comPhoto by Designecologist on Pexels.com The name comes directly from the Arabic word for heart. It is used equally among Arab- Muslims & Christians. Among Christians, particularly Palestinians, Chaldeans and Lebanese Christians who profess Roman Catholicism, it is used in reference…

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Fuku (ふく)

Fuku (ふく) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: fkuu [ɸɯ̟̥́ᵝ.kɯ̟̀ᵝ] (on its own) Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is mainly written as 福 (fuku) meaning "good fortune, happiness, blessing, good luck." It can be combined, either by suffixation with a ku kanji, like 久 meaning "long time," 玖, referring to the number 9…
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Fuyuhiko (ふゆひこ)

Fuyuhiko (ふゆひこ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: fuu-yuu-khko [ɸɯ̟̀ᵝ.jɯ̟́ᵝ.çì̥.kò̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is usually written as 冬彦, the kanji meaning "winter" and "boy, prince" respectively. The second element can be replaced with a hi+ko compound, usually written as 比古. Popularity: Usage of this name is rare and is mostly concentrated among…
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What’s in a name? Sweden’s new royal Prince Julian Herbert Folke –

What’s in a name? Sweden’s new royal Prince Julian Herbert Folke – | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Sofia of Sweden gave birth to her third child on Friday at 11.19 am at Danderyd Hospital. King Carl XVI Gustaf revealed the name of his two-day-old grandson this morning in a cabinet meeti…
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The Name Ferdinand Went On An Incredible Journey!

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The First Appearance of Falana –

The First Appearance of Falana – | Name News | Scoop.it
Lola Falana dancing on The New Bill Cosby Show (1972) The name Falana debuted in the U.S. baby name data in 1970: 1973: 8 baby girls named Falana1972: 5 baby girls named Falana1971: 6 baby girls na…
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250 Amazing Boys Names That Start With F

250 Amazing Boys Names That Start With F | Name News | Scoop.it
Finding the perfect name for your little boy can be a challenge. We have put together some of our favorite boy names that start with the letter F. Hopefully you find the perfect name in our list.
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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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Faolán, Phelan, Fillin

Faolán, Phelan, Fillin | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Flickr on Pexels.com Origin: GaelicMeaning: "little wolf."Gender: masculineGaelic (FWAY-lahn); Eng (FAY-len; FIL-lin) The name is derived from the Gaelic, faol, meaning "wolf" and the diminutive suffix -án. It is borne by 3 Medieval Saints from Ireland, 2 who settled in Scotland and another that did missionary work in Frankish Brabant. There is a…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Filhos dos famosos - Wednesday

Nomes e mais Nomes: Filhos dos famosos - Wednesday | Name News | Scoop.it
O blog dos nomes portugueses de A a Z. Nomes portugueses e Nomes brasileiros. Significados. Nomes antigos e modernos, rankings, debates!
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Fujie (ふじえ)

Fujie (ふじえ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: fuu-zhee-e [ɸɯ̟̀ᵝ.ʑí.é̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: The first element of this name is mostly written as either 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" or 富士/冨士 (Fuji), the name of a stratovolcanic mountain, the highest in Japan and a common cultural icon. As for the second element, any e kanji…
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Fọláṣadé, Ṣadé, Sharday

Fọláṣadé, Ṣadé, Sharday | Name News | Scoop.it

Pexels.comPhoto by Dellon Thomas on Pexels.com Origin: YorubaGender: femininePronunciation:Yoruba: (FOH-lah-SHAH-day); (shah-DAY); Eng (Shar-day) Ṣadé is from the Yoruba name, Fọláṣadé, which is composed of the elements, fi (use); ọlá (royalty, wealth), ṣe (perform) and adé (crown). Ṣadé itself, and its anglicized offshoots of Sharday and sometimes Shardae,…

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Fernão, sim ou não?

Nomes e mais Nomes: Fernão, sim ou não? | Name News | Scoop.it
Um olhar sobre o nome Fernão, à luz dos nomes medievais que se usam hoje em Portugal.
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Fuhito (ふひと)

Fuhito (ふひと) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: fuu-khto [ɸɯ̟́ᵝ.çì̥.tò̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the archaic word 史 (fuhito) which refers to a court historian. It is a sound shift from earlier fumihito, a combination of 文/書 (fumi) meaning "letter, writings" and 人 (hito) meaning "person." There are other ways…
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