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Name Profile-Henry

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Hello Name Warehouse! Before we start, I’d like to remind you that the contest for the Name Warehouse’s First Birthday Celebration article or series closes tomorrow. If you have yet to read my article about this, I suggest you do so or continue reading this brief summary. Submit your ideas under my contact form for the best article/series to sum up this year and celebrate such a monumental anniversary. I will decide on the best idea and reveal our winner and their idea with the article they’ve s
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250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With The Letter H

250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With The Letter H | Name News | Scoop.it
Finding the right name for your baby boy can be a very stressful and difficult decision. So to give you a little inspiration we have put together some of our favorite boy names beginning with the letter H along with their meanings.
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Princess Eugenie Welcomes Baby Boy! | The Beauty of Names

Princess Eugenie Welcomes Baby Boy! | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Jack and Princess Eugenie Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy. The
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Victoria Monét Welcomes Her First Child

Victoria Monét Welcomes Her First Child | Name News | Scoop.it
Victoria Monét welcomed a baby girl on Sunday
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Welcome, Hazel!

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Hikari (ひかり)

Hikari (ひかり) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: khkah-rʸee [çì̥.ká.ɾʲí] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from 光 (hikari) meaning "light; ray, beam, glow" (as a feminine name, it is most commonly used phonetically). Other kanji used in relation or expanded from the noun include 輝 meaning "brightness,…
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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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Baby Name Honor: Vintage Virtue Choice

Baby Name Honor: Vintage Virtue Choice | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Honor combines old-school, antique appeal with our love of modern meaningful choices. Bonus? It works for a daughter or a son.
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What the Hec, Another Baby Name –

What the Hec, Another Baby Name – | Name News | Scoop.it
The unusual baby name Hec was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. data during the 1970s: 1975: unlisted1974: unlisted1973: 5 baby boys named Hec [debut]1972: unlisted1971: unlisted What put it there? The …
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Name of the Year 2020 –

Name of the Year 2020 – | Name News | Scoop.it
This 'Name of the Year' post is going to be a no-brainer, so let's jump right into this, shall we? Origin: Ancient Greek via Latin Etymology: From Latin corōna, itself Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē), referring to a type of sea-bird (perhaps a shearwater), a crow or anything that is curved or hooked, aside from referring…
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Hansa

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Hamsa talking to Damayanti by Raja Ravi Varma The name can have a few origins and meanings. It is primarily an Indian name that comes from the Sanskrit हंस (hamsa), which originally referred to an aquatic bird of passage. The hamsa is described as a mythical bird with knowledge in the Rig Veda and also as the…
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Hodan

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Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Origin: SomaliMeaning: "rich."Gender: femininePronunciation: HOH-dahn The name comes directly from the Somali word for "rich." Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/hodanhttps://www.heartlandntbc.org/assets/training/mini-fellowship/PediatricToolBox/CDC/ed_training/EthnographicGuides/Somalia/chapters/appendixE.pdfhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_name
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 10

Christmas Name Advent - Day 10 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ The ultimate Christmas name used in Britain in the last few decades. Holly is an evergreen, and one of the few plants to bear fruit in wintertime. In the Roman festival of Saturnalia, holly was sacred to Saturn. It was used to decorate halls and homes, even image
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Hiromi (ひろみ)

Hiromi (ひろみ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: khee-ro-mʸee [çì.ɾó̞.mʲí] Etymology and/or ways to write: The first element of this name stems from the adjective 広(廣)/弘/宏い (hiroi) meaning "spacious, vast, wide" (also 浩, 博, 裕, 紘, 絋, 拡). Other kanji which related to the adjective's meanings include 寛 meaning "broadminded," 大…
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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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Welcome, Julian!

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Honami (ほなみ)

Honami (ほなみ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: ho-nah-mʸee [hò̞.ná.mʲí] Etymology and/or ways to write: Most of the kanji used for this name can be seen in the table below: ho (ほ) nami (なみ) 穂 "ear/head (of plant); point, tip" 波/浪 "wave"* 保 "protection; preservation" 南 "south"* 帆 "sail" 奈 phonetic kanji 美 "beauty" 歩 "step"…
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Baby Name Hugo: Storied and Spirited

Baby Name Hugo: Storied and Spirited | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Hugo combines history and a great meaning with that ever-so-stylish o ending. Bonus? It's far less popular than Leo or Milo.
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Princess Eugenie’s Baby Name Is Here

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Princess Eugenie’s baby name has finally been announced, and it’s an unusual choice for a royal name: August Philip Hawke.


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Hinata (ひなた)

Hinata (ひなた) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: khee-nah-tah [çí.nà.tà] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from 日向 (hinata), referring to the direction the sun is shining ora sunny spot or place, derived from a combination of 日 (hi) meaning "sun," the Old Japanese possessive particle な (na) and the suffix た…
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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with H

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with H | 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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Name Update

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Update (with extra bonus updates) on Baby Naming Issue: If They Use the Mother’s Surname as the Baby’s First Name, Does the Mother Now Have to Change Her Surname?
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Welcome to H4rrison and his twin siblings, Sulliv4n and M4eve!

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Himani

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Photo by Julia Volk on Pexels.com Origin: Sanskrit/Hindi हिमानीBengali: হিমানীMeaning: "mass of collection of snow; snow drift."Gender: femininePron: HEE-mah-NEE The name comes directly from the Sanskrit word हिमानी meaning, "a mass of collection of snow; snow dirft." Sources Himani, Himānī: 7 definitions (wisdomlib.org)User-submitted name Himani - Behind the Namehttps://spokensanskrit.org
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Hewad

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Photo by Suliman Sallehi on Pexels.com Origin: Pashto هېوادMeaning: "country, homeland."Gender: masculine The name comes directly from the Pashto word هېواد meaning "country, homeland." Another transcription is Haiwad. Sources Pashto Names for Boys :: Khyber.ORGUser-submitted name Hewad - Behind the NamePashto Dictionary (thepashto.com)
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Hayal

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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Origin: TurkishMeaning: "dream; illusion; daydream; fantasy; reverie."Gender: femininePronunciation: HAH-yahl The name comes directly from the Turkish word meaning "dream; illusion." Sources http://www.turkishculture.org/lifestyles/lifestyle/names-meaning/names-their-meaning-321.htm?type=1#Hhttps://tureng.com/en/turkish-english
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Vorname des Jahres 2020: Hailey = Name of the year

Vorname des Jahres 2020: Hailey = Name of the year | Name News | Scoop.it
Für die Wahl des Vornamens des Jahres war ich auf der Suche nach einem Vornamen, der bemerkenswert und besonders für ... WeiterlesenVorname des Jahres 2020: Hailey
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Although declining in English-speaking parts, Hailey is on a steep upward trend in Germany.

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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Hananiah Darlington Pugh (1829-1913)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Hananiah Darlington Pugh (1829-1913) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the Lansing State Journal, January 6, 1913.   Several oddly named postmasters of major U.S. cities have been found this year
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