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Birth announcement: Matthias Daniel!

Birth announcement: Matthias Daniel! | Name News | Scoop.it
I did a private consultation for Maria and her husband earlier this year, and she's let me know her baby boy has arrived! He's been given the ah-mazing name ... Matthias Daniel! Maria writes, "Our sweet baby has arrived! Thank you for helping us with the name and your encouragement on Matthias! We love his…
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Masayuki (まさゆき)

Masayuki (まさゆき) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: mah-sah-yuu-kʸee [mà.sá.jɯ̟̀ᵝ.kʲì] Etymology and/or ways to write: The first element of this name is derived from either 正 (masa) meaning "exact, precise" or the stem of the verb 勝る/優る (masaru) meaning "to excel, surpass, exceed; to outweigh" while the second is mainly written as either 之/行 meaning "way,…
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The Ms of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names

The Ms of Medieval Tuscan and Italian names | Name News | Scoop.it
Male names: Maffeo, Mafeo (T), Mazzeo (I) are forms of Matthew (gift of God). This was also a Venetian name. Mancinagross (I) means "large/great left-handed person." Manens (I) means "abiding, remaining, staying." Marculfo, Marcolfo (I) is a form of Ancient Germanic name Marculf, which derives from Celtic root mara (horse; marah in Old High German) or…
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March Madness Baby Names 2021: The Winners!

March Madness Baby Names 2021: The Winners! | Name News | Scoop.it
The votes are in! The 2021 March Madness baby names victors are a pair of romantic, elaborate sweet spot choices: Raphael and Magnolia.
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Surfer Bethany Hamilton Announces The Arrival Of Baby #3!

Surfer Bethany Hamilton Announces The Arrival Of Baby #3! | Name News | Scoop.it
They have named their newest arrival Micah Ward Dirks.
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Arya vs Maya

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Arya vs Maya | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Arya e Maya.
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Mizuho (みずほ)

Mizuho (みずほ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: mʸee-zuu-ho [mʲí.zɨ̀ᵝ.hò̞] Alternative writing: みづほ Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the noun 瑞穂/水穂 (mizuho), referring to fresh, lush ears of rice. The noun is used as part of the name 瑞穂国 (Mizuho-no-kuni), one of the classical names for…
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About Names: Beatles song accelerates Michelle’s boom

About Names: Beatles song accelerates Michelle’s boom | Name News | Scoop.it
Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his January 17th column, he looks at the history of the name Michelle.

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Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Welcome Their First Child

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Welcome Their First Child | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple has chosen to name her Baylah May Foehner.
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All about Martha

All about Martha | Name News | Scoop.it
Martha Washington, first First Lady of the U.S., 1731–1802 Martha is one of those names which hasn't very many variants, but there are more than just a handful. This name is English, Scandinavian, Greek, German, and Dutch. The alternate form Märtha is is Swedish. The name means "the lady, the mistress," from Aramaic marta' (feminine form of mar, master).…
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Monika (もにか)

Monika (もにか) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: mo-nʸee-kah [mó̞.ɲ̟ì.kà] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is, as you guessed, borrowed from the name Monica, a name of likely North African origin with an unknown meaning but has been linked since the Middle Ages to Latin verb moneō meaning "I warn, advise" and Ancient Greek…
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Marie (まりえ)

Marie (まりえ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: mah-rʸee-e [mà.ɾʲí.é̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: Here are most of the kanji used for this name: mari (まり) e (え) 真/眞 "pure, true" 理 "reason, cause" 恵 "wisdom" 麻 "hemp, flax" 里 "village" 絵/画 "picture, drawing" 万 "ten thousand" 梨 "pear" 江 "inlet, bay" 茉 part of…
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Masumi (ますみ)

Masumi (ますみ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: mah-suu-mʸee [mà.sɨ́ᵝ.mʲí] Etymology and/or ways to write: The most commonly written form of this name, both for males and females, is 真澄, made up of 真 (ma) meaning "pure, true" (also used as the old variant 眞) and 澄 (sumi) meaning "lucidity, transparency."…
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Baby Name Micah: Ancient and Modern

Baby Name Micah: Ancient and Modern | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Micah went from ancient Old Testament rarity to on-trend twenty-first century favorite, helped along by classic Michael.
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250 Boy Names That Start With The Letter M

250 Boy Names That Start With The Letter M | Name News | Scoop.it
Finding that perfect baby name can be tricky. So to help you pick that perfect name we have put together 250 of our favorite boy names that start with the letter M.
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Hilary Duff Has Welcomed Her Third Child!

Hilary Duff Has Welcomed Her Third Child! | Name News | Scoop.it
While Hilary didn’t share the gender of her baby, she did reveal their name: Mae James
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“Beauty of the Week” Baby Name: Meyosha –

“Beauty of the Week” Baby Name: Meyosha – | Name News | Scoop.it
© 1985 Jet The name Meyosha was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data in 1985: 1987: unlisted1986: unlisted1985: 8 baby girls named Meyosha [debut]1984: unlisted1983: unlisted What gave the n…
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90 Day Fiancé’s Dean Hashim Welcomes First Child with Rigin Bado

90 Day Fiancé’s Dean Hashim Welcomes First Child with Rigin Bado | Name News | Scoop.it
Our baby boy's name is Marshawn. His name means 'God is good.'
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Baby Name Magnus: Larger than Life

Baby Name Magnus: Larger than Life | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby Magnus feels larger than life, a name rich with history and heroes, too. But it remains nicely wearable, a bold but practical pick.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Monday Floyd (ca. 1803--?)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Monday Floyd (ca. 1803--?) | Name News | Scoop.it
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How I Named My Baby: Magnus Gabriel Nicholas

How I Named My Baby: Magnus Gabriel Nicholas | Name News | Scoop.it

Imogen and Nick Gater welcomed their son Magnus Gabriel Nicholas on August 23, 2020. In this interview, Imogen answers our questions about how she and her husband chose the baby name Magnus for their little boy.


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Duana Names: Man vs. Infant – You Win!

I transitioned 4 years ago and I'm STILL going by a half-assed nickname of my birth name.

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Name Profile- Mateo

Name Profile- Mateo | Name News | Scoop.it
A soft and sweet boy name that is white hot and more popular than you may expect, Mateo could be the perfectly adorable alternative to Matthew that you’ve been yearning for. His Spanish origin and -o ending sound initially glorious. But is his raging popularity ruining him and weakening his previously rich appeal? Or d
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Maharo (まはろ)

Maharo (まはろ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: mah-hah-ro [má.hà.ɾò̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the Hawaiian word mahalo, used as a 'thank you' interjection and a noun expressing thanks and gratitude or admiration and praise. As for how its written in kanji, a ma kanji would be inserted first,…
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