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ESPN Announcers Apologize to Patrick Mahomes' Mom for Using Nickname

ESPN Announcers Apologize to Patrick Mahomes' Mom for Using Nickname | Name News | Scoop.it
ESPN analyst Louis Riddick apologized during Monday Night Football for referring to Patrick Mahomes as "Pat"
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Leslie Odom, Jr. Has Welcomed His Second Child

Leslie Odom, Jr. Has Welcomed His Second Child | Name News | Scoop.it
Leslie and Nicolette have chosen to name their son Able Phineas.
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Queen ‘delighted’ as Zara and Mike Tindall welcome baby boy | Evening Standard

Queen ‘delighted’ as Zara and Mike Tindall welcome baby boy | Evening Standard | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby was born on the Tindall’s bathroom floor
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Welcome, Lucas Philip!

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Princess Eugenie’s Baby Name Is Here

Princess Eugenie’s Baby Name Is Here | Name News | Scoop.it

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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Joseph and Kendra Duggar Announce The Arrival of Baby #3!

Joseph and Kendra Duggar Announce The Arrival of Baby #3! | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple has named their second daughter Brooklyn Praise Duggar.
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Welcome, Brooklyn!

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14 Nicknames For Persephone

14 Nicknames For Persephone | Name News | Scoop.it
Persephone is indeed a very unique and beautiful name. If you're considering giving this name to your daughter, here are some nickname ideas for you to choose from.
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Birth announcement: Philip Charles!

Birth announcement: Philip Charles! | Name News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to Courtney and her husband and big siblings George, Margaret, Walter, Oscar, and Matilda, and happy birthday Baby Philip!!

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Welcome, Philip!

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Nick Cannon and Brittany Bell announce the arrival of baby Powerful Queen

Nick Cannon and Brittany Bell announce the arrival of baby Powerful Queen | Name News | Scoop.it
Actor and TV host Nick Cannon and partner Brittany Bell have announced the birth of their new baby girl -- and they've given her the strongest name ever: Powerful Queen Cannon.
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Welcome, Powerful!

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Pine | The Beauty of Names

Pine | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
"Tannenwald (Pine Forest)" by Gustav Klimt Origin: English Gender: Unisex Meaning: From the Name of the Tree; "Resin" Pronunciation: PYN
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Baby Name Pax: Punchy and Peaceful

Baby Name Pax: Punchy and Peaceful | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Pax combines a punchy, modern sound with an ancient, richly significant meaning for a rare, but powerful, name for a child.
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Why Does Penelope Mean Duck?

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Actress Abby Elliot Welcomes Her First Child

The Saturday Night Live star shared a black and white photo of her and Bill, both wearing masks while gazing at their newborn. It’s a girl! They’ve shared that her name is Edith Pepper Kennedy.

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Unique ‘P’ Baby Names Perfect for Boys, Girls, or Unisex –

Unique ‘P’ Baby Names Perfect for Boys, Girls, or Unisex – | Name News | Scoop.it
Plenty of perfect 'P' baby name picks, whether you prefer the traditional and beautiful (Patricia) or trendy and modern (Pax or Pine?).
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Name Help: Why Not Patrick?

Name Help: Why Not Patrick? | Name News | Scoop.it
They both love the name Patrick. But is it a classic ... or a dated choice? And will everyone call their son Pat? Time for #namehelp!
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Blog - Nordic Names Wiki - Name Origin, Meaning and Statistics

Blog - Nordic Names Wiki - Name Origin, Meaning and Statistics | Name News | Scoop.it
24 March 2021
Name of the Week: Pipaluk

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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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Aunt Jemima rebrands as Pearl Milling Co.

Aunt Jemima rebrands as Pearl Milling Co. | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s an added benefit that “Pearl,” like “Jemima,” is a woman’s name that’s just as old-fashioned but not freighted with racist overtones.
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Name Spotlight: Penelope

Name Spotlight: Penelope | Name News | Scoop.it
In today's Name Spotlight is sweet Penelope! We love this mythological baby name that feels fresh and modern due to its many pop culture associations!
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Baby Name Prudence: Vintage Virtue Revival

Baby Name Prudence: Vintage Virtue Revival | Name News | Scoop.it
Vintage virtue baby name Prudence might seem stuck in the past. But the numbers suggest that a revival already be underway.
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Phaedra

Phaedra | Name News | Scoop.it
Phèdre. Alexandre Cabanal Origin: Greek Φαίδρα Meaning: "bright."Gender: femininePronunciation: Eng (FAY-drah, FYE-drah, FEED-rah) The name comes directly from the Greek word φαιδρός meaning, "bright." It is borne in Greek mythology by the sister of Ariadne and the wife of Theseus. There are several versions of her tragic tale, one is that Aphrodite drove Phaedra to fall…
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Robin Thicke and April Love Geary Welcome A Baby Boy!

Robin Thicke and April Love Geary Welcome A Baby Boy! | Name News | Scoop.it
They have chosen to name him Luca Patrick.
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The Appearance of Patsy Ann –

The Appearance of Patsy Ann – | Name News | Scoop.it
The compound name Patsyann was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data, making its single appearance during the 1930s: 1935: unlisted1934: unlisted1933: 7 baby girls named Patsyann [debut]1932:…
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Priti, Pritika

Priti, Pritika | Name News | Scoop.it

Pexels.comPhoto by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels.com Origin: Sanskrit प्रीतिAssamese/Bengali: প্রীতিHindi/Marathi/Maithili/Nepali/Sanskrit: प्रीति, प्रीतीGujurati: પ્રીતિKannada: ಪ್ರೀತಿMalayalam: പ്രീതിPunjabi: ਪ੍ਰੀਤੀWestern Punjabi: پریتیTamil: பிரீத்திTelugu: ప్రీతిMeaning: "love; joy; kindness; pleasure; favor; affection; sweetheart."Gender: femininePronunciation: (PREE-tee; PREE-tee-kah) The name is derived from the Sanskrit प्रीति (prīti), which means, "love; joy; kindness; pleasure; favor;…

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Abby Elliott Welcomes First Child! | The Beauty of Names

Abby Elliott Welcomes First Child! | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Actress and Comedian Abby Elliott has welcomed her first child, a girl, with husband Bill Kennedy. They named her Edith Pepper Kennedy.

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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with P

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with P | 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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