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How a Nolan Arenado home run gave a newborn baby a name - The

“We can only hear it; we’re not even watching the game,” Justin said. “I’m like, ‘What about Nolan?’ And she’s like, ‘I really like that,’ so we went with Nolan.”

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Vamos falar sobre Noah? = We need to talk about Noah

Nomes e mais Nomes: Vamos falar sobre Noah? = We need to talk about Noah | Name News | Scoop.it
Um olhar sobre a popularidade atual do nome Noah.
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Name Profile- Nightingale

Name Profile- Nightingale | Name News | Scoop.it
An out-there bird name choice with a calming aura, this rarity is most often seen as an eye-catching middle name for boys or girls on naming websites, but could potentially work as a middle name for a real child, if you're feeling brave. As for a first name, Nightingale may be a bit bold, but different strokes for different folks! If you feel like Nightingale could be right for your family, or you’re considering putting this name on your name list in a less dramatic case, this article may help w
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Birth announcement: Thea Noelle!

Birth announcement: Thea Noelle! | Name News | Scoop.it
Christa and I emailed a bit about names a couple of years ago, and I was so excited to receive an email from her just recently letting me know what name she and her husband had ended up choosing for her baby! They welcomed a little girl and gave her the gorgeous name ... Thea…
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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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Girl Names Starting with N: Nora, Nadia, Novalee

Girl Names Starting with N: Nora, Nadia, Novalee | Name News | Scoop.it
Girl names starting with N range from traditional favorites like Nora to rarities like Novella and pop culture sensations like Nevaeh, too.
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Nectar, Nectaire, Nectarius, Nectaria

Nectar, Nectaire, Nectarius, Nectaria | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Egor Kamelev on Pexels.com Origin: GreekMeaning: "nectar." Nectar is the English form of the Greek Nektarios Νεκτάριος, which is derived from νέκταρ (nektar), meaning "nectar, the drink of the gods. Nectar is not a name that has ever been in common use in the English-speaking world, but since it is the name of…
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Nuralain, Noorulain

Nuralain, Noorulain | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by The Devil on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic نور العينMeaning: "light of the eye."Gender: feminineArab pron (NOO-roo-LINE); Urdu pron (NOO-rul-en) The name is composed of the Arabic words, nur نُور (light), ul-Ain عَين (the eye; spring, fountain), hence it could also take on the meaning of "light of the spring or fountain." Noorulain or Noor-ul-Ain…
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 24

Christmas Name Advent - Day 24 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Father Christmas, Pere Noel, Santa Claus, Sinter Klaas, Babbo Natale; just a few of the many names used to describe the part historical, part mythical St Nicholas. St Nicholas lived in Asia Minor in the 3rd century. He was ordained Bishop of Myra at a young age, makin
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Niklaus ist ein guter Mann = Nicholas names around the world

Niklaus ist ein guter Mann = Nicholas names around the world | Name News | Scoop.it
Jeder kennt dieses Lied, die Kleinen ebenso wie die Großen. Der Name des Gabenbringers mit Rauschebart, der bei Kindern am Morgen des 6. Dezember mit einer „Bescherung light“ punktet, ist bei Eltern seit Jahren beliebt, in der Regel allerdings in Variationen. Erstaunlich viele haben es in unsere Hitliste geschafft.
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Nnenna

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Photo by David Kuko on Pexels.com Origin: IgboMeaning: "father's mother."Gender: femininePronunciation: NEN-nah The name comes from the Igbo meaning "father's mother," it is sometimes given to girls who families believe the father's mother has been reincarnated. Sources https://www.mdhumanities.org/wp-content/uploads/Igbo-Glossary-for-Purple-Hibiscus.pdfhttps://www.behindthename.com/name/nnennahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nnennahttps://www.igbostudy.com/blog/igbo-girl-nameshttp://www.ijhssi.org/papers/vol9(6)/Series-1/H0906014253.pdf
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Boy Names Starting with N: Nolan, Nico, Nairobi

Boy Names Starting with N: Nolan, Nico, Nairobi | Name News | Scoop.it
Boy names starting with N range from the popular Noah to Nick names galore! (I'm a sucker for Nicodemus.) And why not Nairobi or Noam, too?
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All about Nathan and Nathaniel

All about Nathan and Nathaniel | Name News | Scoop.it
18th century Russian ikon of the Biblical prophet Nathan (Natan) The English and French name Nathan comes from the Hebrew Natan (he gave). Many people are familiar with the above-pictured Prophet Nathan, who served under King David and took him to task for cuckolding Uriah and sending him to die in battle. Though it's long been common…
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Nao (なお)

Nao (なお) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: nah-o [ná.ò̞] Archaic writing: なを (Nawo), なほ (Naho) Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is usually derived from 直 (nao) meaning "ordinary, common; straight." It can also be written as 尚 or 猶, from the adverb meaning "furthermore; still" or as two-kanji…
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Formal Names for Nell: Helena, Penelope, Eleanor

Formal Names for Nell: Helena, Penelope, Eleanor | Name News | Scoop.it
Compact and vintage Nell makes a lovely + unexpected choice. And if you'd prefer a more formal name, dozens of options abound.
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Wilmer Valderrama Reveals The Name Of His Daughter

Wilmer Valderrama Reveals The Name Of His Daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
Wilmer and Amanda shared the name exclusively with People Magazine: Nakano Oceana Valderrama.

Wilmer told People that Nakano’s name was inspired by a trip he and Amanda took to Japan.
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Welcome, Nakano!

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Niina (にいな)

Niina (にいな) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: nʸee:-nah [ɲ̟íì.nà] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name looks to be borrowed from the pan-European name Nina. The table below shows most of the kanji that are used for this name: nii (にい)* na (な) 新 "new" 菜 "greens" 仁 "benevolence, compassion, humanity" 奈 phonetic kanji 虹…
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Kelly Rowland welcomes baby boy

Kelly Rowland welcomes baby boy | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby Noah Jon Weatherspoon is the second son for 39-year-old Kelly and her husband Tim Weatherspoon. Their eldest boy, six-year-old Titan Jewell Weatherspoon, makes an adorable appearance on Kelly’s Instagram baby announcement.

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Welcome, Noah!

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Narumi (なるみ)

Narumi (なるみ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: nah-ruu-mʸee [nà.ɾɯ̟́ᵝ.mʲí] Etymology and/or ways to write: The first element of this name is derived mainly from the verb 成/為る (naru) meaning "to become, grow, reach, attain," to which 也, 徳 meaning "virtue" and 育 meaning "raise, rear, grow up," among a fair few…
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Nishka

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Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com Origin: Sanskrit निष्कGender: femininePronunciation: NISH-kah The name is derived from the Sanskrit निष्क (niska), which essentially means "gold coin," "gold vessel" or "a gold pendant." It can refer to a unit of measurement, which is the weight of gold equal to 18 or 15 Suvarṇas or karsa. It is…
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Narice: One-Hit Wonder Baby Name –

Narice: One-Hit Wonder Baby Name – | Name News | Scoop.it
Cosmopolitan, Feb. 1926 Back in 1926, the name Narice popped up in the U.S. baby name data with an impressive 13 baby girls. Right after that, it dropped out of the data — and it’s been…
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About Names: ‘Psycho’ killer led to a major drop in popularity for Norman

About Names: ‘Psycho’ killer led to a major drop in popularity for Norman | Name News | Scoop.it
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Nava

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Photo by tugay aydu0131n on Pexels.com Origin: Hebrew נָאוָהMeaning: "pretty; pleasant; desirable; enticing."Gender: feminineNAH-vah The name comes directly from the Hebrew adjective meaning "pretty; pleasant," and a Hebrew verb meaning "to want; to desire." It may be a direct translation of the traditional Ashkenazi name Shayna or the Mizrahi/Sephardi name, Jamila. However, the word has…
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Null Marcus Hodapp (1894-1945)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Null Marcus Hodapp (1894-1945) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Dayton Daily News, November 6, 1927.   Shortly before Judge Urbanus S. Saunders was elected to the bench in Wayne County, Ohio
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Baby Girl Harding, Sister to Hannah, Holden, and Norah

Baby Girl Harding, Sister to Hannah, Holden, and Norah | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi Swistle, Baby girl is due in 4 days and I am freaking out! We have no idea what her name is going to be, and I’m desperate for an outside opinion. For context: I’m Elisabeth and my h…
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Welcome already, Noelle Corinna!

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