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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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Boy Names Starting with O: Oliver, Otto, Oz

Boy Names Starting with O: Oliver, Otto, Oz | Name News | Scoop.it
Boy names starting with O are led by Top Ten favorite Oliver and the Top 100 Owen. But handsome rarities like Orson + Ozias beckon, too.
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Dárasími, Ọlúwadárasími

Dárasími, Ọlúwadárasími | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Lukas Rodriguez on Pexels.com Origin: YorubaMeaning: "good to me; the Lord is good to me."Gender: unisexPronunciation: DAH-rah-SEE-mee Dárasími is from the Yoruba phrase, dára-sí-mi (good to me), there is also Ọlúwadárasími, which means "the Lord is good to me." Sources https://yorubaname.com/entries/Darasimihttps://www.babynames.co.uk/names/oluwadarasimi/
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Oghenetega

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Photo by Chad Kirchoff on Pexels.com Origin: UrhoboMeaning: "God is worship-worthy."Gender: unisexPronunciation: OH-gheh-ne-TEH-gah The name is an Urhobo unisex name meaning "God is worship-worthy." Common short forms are Oghene & Tega. Sources http://www.waado.org/UrhoboCulture/Names/UrhoboNames_Oyibo.htmhttp://www.nigerian.name/w/index.php/Oghenetega
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Ordello Luce Doty (1856-1921)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Ordello Luce Doty (1856-1921) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the  1895 Souvenir Program of the Second Internation Conference of the Epworth League.   A number of 19th-century parents had th
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The Three Olavis –

The Three Olavis – | Name News | Scoop.it
The three record-breaking Olavis (July 11, 1957) While reading about the 1,500-metre run for yesterday’s post on Kipchoge Keino, I discovered an interesting name-related fact: In the summer o…
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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with O

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with O | 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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Nomes e mais Nomes: Devemos preocupar-nos com Olívia?

Nomes e mais Nomes: Devemos preocupar-nos com Olívia? | 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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Birth announcement: Oskar Karl Wolfgang!

Birth announcement: Oskar Karl Wolfgang! | Name News | Scoop.it
I had the privilege of doing a consultation for the second baby of longtime reader Alyssa and her husband several years ago, and posting a subsequent birth announcement for that baby, and I'm so excited to share that they've welcomed their third baby -- a little boy given the fantastic name ... Oskar Karl Wolfgang!…
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Pregnant Radford family teen gives birth to daughter with stunning name - Mirror Online

Pregnant Radford family teen gives birth to daughter with stunning name - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it
Welcoming baby Ophelia into 'Britain's biggest brood' the Radfords, Millie, 18, has been sharing her pregnancy journey with fans on social media
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Welcome, Ophelia Jo!

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Mystery Monday: Omelki

Mystery Monday: Omelki | Name News | Scoop.it
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn't yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name's origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples of its use, etc., please share them in the comments! If you wish…
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Girl Names Starting with O: Olivia, Opal, Odette

Girl Names Starting with O: Olivia, Opal, Odette | Name News | Scoop.it
Powerhouse Olivia headlines girl names starting with O, but this letter offers many hidden gems. From ballet's Odette to golden Orla, so many names await.
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Baby Name Battle: Cornelia vs. Ophelia

I’ve been looking for some new article ideas lately, and this one, submitted by a loyal reader, caught my eye. Essentially, a baby name battle consists of two names similar in sound or style going head to head for the title of the better name. Today, I chose two names ending in -elia for the first baby name battle, but
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Baby Names like Oliver & that start with O...so stylish, cool & good natured! // RAQUEL CRUZ

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Baby Names like Olivia...Names that start with O, end with O, & have the O sound! // RAQUEL CRUZ

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Omolola

Omolola | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Godisable Jacob on Pexels.com Origin: YorubaMeaning: "the child is wealth."Gender: femininePronunciation: OH-moh-LOH-lah The name is composed of the Yoruba words ômô (child) and öröôlá (wealth). It is often shortened to Lola. A notable bearer is British actress, Lola Young (nee Margaret Omolola), Baroness Young of Hornsey (b. 1951). Sources http://www.yorubaname.com/entries/Omololahttps://www.behindthename.com/name/omolola/submitted
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Osborn, Espen, Asbjørn

Osborn, Espen, Asbjørn | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Robert Anthony Carbone on Pexels.com Osborn and Asbjørn are both composed of the Norse elements áss (god) & bjǫrn (bear), essentially meaning "divine bear." Osborn is the modern Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Osbeorn, the latter of which was prevalent in Anglo-Saxon England and survived into the Norman period as Osbern, later developing into the…
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Osamu (おさむ)

Osamu (おさむ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: o-sah-muu [ò̞.sá.mɯ̟́ᵝ] Etymology and/or ways to write: The origin of Osamu stems from a combination of the noun 長 (osa) meaning "head, chief, leader" and the verbalising suffix む (mu). Three classical verbs, evolved into modern osameru/osamaru, are all cognates with differing meanings, as shown below along with…
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Baby Name Battle: Oliver vs. Oscar

Baby Name Battle: Oliver vs. Oscar | Name News | Scoop.it
A British Broadway staple faces off a classy vintage boy name in today's Baby Name Battle! Oliver and Oscar are going head to head in a tight competition that will be hard to conclude, given that both are heating up and trending worldwide, which makes them both very popular choices with plenty of appeal. Before we begi
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Jolie fratrie // Mayeul & Olivia

Jolie fratrie // Mayeul & Olivia | Name News | Scoop.it
Lorraine est la maman de deux enfants aux beaux prénoms, Mayeul & Olivia. Cette jolie maman expatriée à Amsterdam partage son quotidien joyeux et doux sur son compte Instagram que j’aime beaucoup suivre @lorraine_del. Aujourd’hui, elle nous raconte l’histoire des prénoms de ses adorables bambins… �    Mayeul, Marie, Charles “Un an après notre mariage, j’ai appris que j’attendais …
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Mayeul Marie Charles and Olivia Marie Ombeline

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Baby Name Otto: Vintage Cool

Baby Name Otto: Vintage Cool | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Otto fell out of favor with all things German in the mid-20th century. But now it's a quirky cool name set for revival.
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Ōsuke (おうすけ)

Ōsuke (おうすけ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: o:-skeh [ó̞ò̞.sɨ̥̀ᵝ.kè̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: The second element for this name is 助 (suke) meaning "help," also written as 介, 輔, 佑, 祐, 丞, 典, 亮, and so on. As for the first element, it can be written as: 旺 meaning "vigorous, prosperous" 桜/櫻 meaning "cherry…
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Die-hard Arsenal fan names newborn daughter after Mesut Ozil following Twitter challenge back in March

Die-hard Arsenal fan names newborn daughter after Mesut Ozil following Twitter challenge back in March | Name News | Scoop.it
AN ARSENAL megafan has made good on his promise to name his newborn daughter after Mesut Ozil. Back in the spring, Jack Robinson tweeted the 31-year-old asking for a message that would guide his wi…
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He did it! Welcome, Mara Özil!

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Usain Bolt Shares Daughter's Legendary Name

Usain Bolt Shares Daughter's Legendary Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Usain shared a photo of his daughter wearing a beautiful blush pink gown with matching hairband. He captioned the photo with her name: Olympia Lightning Bolt.
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