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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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Girl Names Starting with K: Kenna, Kestrel, Kate

Girl Names Starting with K: Kenna, Kestrel, Kate | Name News | Scoop.it
Girl names starting with K range from classic Katherine to trending Kaisley to well-why-not Kestrel and Kahlo, too.
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Kaho (かほ)

Kaho (かほ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: kah-ho [ká.hò̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: Most of the kanji used for this name can be seen in the table below: ka (か) ho (ほ) 花/華 "flower" 穂/穗 "ear/head (of plant); point, tip" 果 "fruit" 帆 "sail" 佳 "beautiful, good" 歩 "step" 香 "fragrance" 保 "protection; preservation" 夏…
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Kazuha (かずは)

Kazuha (かずは) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: kah-zuu-hah [ká.zɨ̀ᵝ.hà] Etymology and/or ways to write: The second element of this name is usually written as 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf." Other kanji with the possible reading of ha include 波 meaning "wave," 羽 meaning "feather," 芭, part of 芭蕉 (bashō), referring to…
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Kinue (きぬえ)

Kinue (きぬえ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: kʸee-nuu-e [kʲì.nɯ̟́ᵝ.é̞] Archaic writing: きぬゑ (Kinuwe), きぬへ (Kinuhe) Etymology and/or ways to write: The first element of this name is mostly used as 絹 meaning "silk" or (more uncommonly) 衣 meaning "clothing" (see Kinuyo on the possible link between 絹 and 衣). However, it can also be used,…
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Kotobuki (ことぶき)

Kotobuki (ことぶき) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: ko-to-buu-kʸee [kò̞.tó̞.bɯ̟̀ᵝ.kʲì] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is used as 寿 meaning "congratulations; longevity." It is a shift from earlier kotohoki, a result from a combination of 言 (koto) meaning "word" and the continuative/stem form of obsolete verb 祝く (hoku) meaning "to pray for a…
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Was Kamala Harris Named After an Actress? –

Was Kamala Harris Named After an Actress? – | Name News | Scoop.it
With the presidential inauguration just two days away, now is a good time to take a closer look at the baby name Kamala. Most Americans already know that Kamala Devi Harris’ first name is pro…
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Gigi Hadid Reveals Name of Her and Zayn Malik’s Daughter

Gigi Hadid Reveals Name of Her and Zayn Malik’s Daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
Gigi Hadid finally revealed the name of her and Zayn Malik's 4-month-old daughter on Instagram.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Kenelm Lawrence Shirk Sr. (1894-1956)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Kenelm Lawrence Shirk Sr. (1894-1956) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Lancaster New Era, June 13, 1942.   At the same time as Menno Brubaker Rohrer's service as Burgess of Lititz in Lancaster County
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DWTS Pro Witney Carson Shares Her Son’s Name

DWTS Pro Witney Carson Shares Her Son’s Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Dancing with the Stars professional dancer Witney Carson has shared the name she and her husband, Carson McAllister, have chosen for their first child. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Witney Carson McAllister (@witneycarson) Witney shared a photo of her son swaddled in a blanket in a hospital bassinet with a circular[...] Professional dancer Witney Carson has shared the name she has chosen for her firstborn.
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Welcome, Kevin Leo!

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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with K

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with K | 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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Kintvilas, Kintvilė

Kintvilas, Kintvilė | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Markus Spiske on Pexels.com Kintvilas (KINT-vih-las) is a Lithuanian male name which is composed of the Lithuanian words, kentėti (to suffer) & viltis (hope). It's feminine form is Kintvilė (KINT-vil-lay). The designated name-day is December 14th. Source Vardo Kintvilas reikšmė ir populiarumas | Tėvų Darželis (tevu-darzelis.lt)
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Katriel

Katriel | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by R. Fera on Pexels.com Origin: Hebrew כתריאלMeaning: "God is my crown."Gender: Masculine The name is a Medieval Ashkenazi creation, composed of the Hebrew words keter (כֶּתֶר) "crown" and el (אֵל) "god." It may have been a masculinized form of the popular Yiddish female name Kreindel (crown) or the Hebrew female name Atarah (crown).…
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250+ Inspiring Boy Names That Start With The Letter K

Finding that perfect name for your baby can be an extremely stressful time for many parents. To help you with this scary task we have put together some of our favorite baby boy names that begin with the letter K.
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Kanau (かなう)

Kanau (かなう) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: kah-nah-uu [kà.ná.ɯ̟́ᵝ] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the verb 叶う (kanau) meaning "to come true (of a wish, prayer, dream, etc.), be fulfilled, be realised" (this specific writing is sometimes encountered, particularly towards females). This single kanji, alongside 奏, from the stem…
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Ken’yū (けんゆう)

Ken’yū (けんゆう) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: kew̃-yuu: [kẽ̞́ɰ̃̀.jɯ̟̀ᵝː] Variant transcriptions: Ken’yu, Ken’yuu Etymology and/or ways to write: Most of the kanji in use for this name can be seen in the table below: ken (けん) yū (ゆう) 健 "health" 悠 "quiet, calm" 賢 "intelligence" 勇 "bravery, courage" 剣 "sword, sabre, blade" 優 "gentle, elegant"…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Filhos dos famosos - Khai

Nomes e mais Nomes: Filhos dos famosos - Khai | 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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Kakeru (かける)

Kakeru (かける) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: kah-ke-ruu [kà.ké̞.ɾɯ̟́ᵝ] Etymology and/or ways to write: As some of you can tell from the -ru ending, this is a verb-derived name. However, it's not just one verb that Kakeru is derived from, as can be seen below: 翔る/翔ける meaning "to soar, fly" 駆ける/駈ける meaning "to run, dash"…
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Boy Names Starting with K: Koa, Kindred, King

Boy Names Starting with K: Koa, Kindred, King | Name News | Scoop.it
Boy names with K range from former favorite Kevin to rising picks like Koa and Kai. Rarities abound, too - Kindred + Kodiak + SO many more.
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Damian Lillard Welcomes Twins Kali and Kalii

Damian Lillard Welcomes Twins Kali and Kalii | Name News | Scoop.it
Damian Lillard and fiancée Kay'La Hanson welcomed twins on Thursday, son Kalii Laheem Lillard and daughter Kali Emma Lee Lillard. The 30-year-old Portland Trail Blazers star also shares 2½-year-old son Damian Jr. with Hanson.

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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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Name Profile-Kai

Name Profile-Kai | Name News | Scoop.it
A handsome and strong boy name that is heating up all over the world, Kai is on a roll. He’s short and sweet, thoroughly strong and masculine, and a culturally flexible choice that fits any family perfectly, regardless of style. But is his sporadic yet still influential use for girls in both celebabies and other couple
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2020: The Year of the Karen

2020: The Year of the Karen | Name News | Scoop.it
She is everywhere. She is inescapable. Who is she? She is KAREN, or rather, a Karen, a newly pejorative term that (usually) refers to a white woman who uses her privilege to demand things from others or to police others
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Das Hitlisten-Interview: „Ich staune über Kinder, die Knut heißen“= Top German names interview: "I'm amazed by children named Knut!"

Das Hitlisten-Interview: „Ich staune über Kinder, die Knut heißen“= Top German names interview: "I'm amazed by children named Knut!" | Name News | Scoop.it
Im Corona-Jahr war es lange fraglich, ob es überhaupt klappen würde. Dann konnte Vornamenexperte Knud Bielefeld aus Ahrensburg aber doch ... WeiterlesenDas Hitlisten-Interview: „Ich staune über Kinder, die Knut heißen“
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New Mom Bans Siblings From Being Around Baby Because They're 'Triggered' By Her Name

New Mom Bans Siblings From Being Around Baby Because They're 'Triggered' By Her Name | Name News | Scoop.it
A new mom took to Reddit to get advice after banning her siblings from being in her child's life since her baby's name is "triggering" for them.
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