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Zac Hanson, Wife Kate Welcome Son

Zac Hanson, Wife Kate Welcome Son | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple also share Mary Lucille Diana, 4, George Abraham Walker, 7, Junia Rosa Ruth, 10, and John Ira Shepherd, 12
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Welcome, Quincy Joseph Thoreau!

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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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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thara Call Waddoups (1882-1979)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thara Call Waddoups (1882-1979) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Idaho Falls Post Register, November 4, 1949.   Idaho fields a new interesting name in Thara Call Waddoups, who, during his lon
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Boy Names Starting with T: Theo, Townes, Timber

Boy Names Starting with T: Theo, Townes, Timber | Name News | Scoop.it
From traditional Thomas and Theodore to rare Tennyson and Thelonius, these are the boy names starting with T that you need to know.
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How I Named My Baby: Thora Elkie

How I Named My Baby: Thora Elkie | Name News | Scoop.it
Rhiannon Stone, mother to Addison, Poet, Zephyr, and Thora, answers our questions about how she chose the baby name Thora Elkie for her youngest daughter.
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Birth announcement: Thérèse Lourdes!

Birth announcement: Thérèse Lourdes! | Name News | Scoop.it
I got the most beautiful email from Renata a few months ago, while she was still pregnant and didn't know if the baby was a boy or a girl, in which she shared the following (which she's given me permission to share): "I never desired to marry or to have children. I had a falling…
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Welcome, Thérèse!

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Thuwaybah, Suwaiba, Sobia

Thuwaybah, Suwaiba, Sobia | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Arabic ثويبة Meaning: "rewards deserving from God." Gender: feminine Thuwaybah was the name of one of the sahabah of the Prophet Muhammed who was believed to be his wet nurse. Other transcriptions include Suwaiba and the more popular Urdu form of Sobia. Sources https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuwaybah https://www.almaany.com/en/dict/ar-en/thuwaybah/ https://quranicnames.com/suwaiba/
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Thisbe

Thisbe | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Greek, Semitic Meaning: unknown Gender: feminine (THIZ-bee) The name is of uncertain origin and meaning but possibly has a Semitic origin. Thisbe is the name of the lover of Pyramus in Ancient Classical literature, their story is recounted in Ovid's Metamorphosis. Basically, they are 2 start-crossed Babylonian lovers who end up dying in a…
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Thorley –

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Thorley comes from an English surname meaning "thorn clearing", made up from Old English elements þorn (thorn) and lēah (woodland; clearing, meadow). It was originally a locational name for someone who lived near a place where thorns grew. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Thornley (English)  
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Birth announcement: Theodore Luke!

Birth announcement: Theodore Luke! | Name News | Scoop.it
I posted a consultation for MaryEllen and her husband back in June, and she's let me know their little boy has arrived and been giving the so-handsome name ... Theodore Luke! MaryEllen writes, "Theodore Luke was born on September 1. Our consultation with you sparked great conversation between [husband] & I." I just have to…
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Welcome, Theodore!

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Os nomes mais bonitos VII = The most beautiful names VII

Nomes e mais Nomes: Os nomes mais bonitos VII = The most beautiful names VII | 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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Which do you prefer: Theo, Mateo or Teodoro?

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Ireland part 4: Thaddeus

Ireland part 4: Thaddeus | Name News | Scoop.it
A funny little thing I do when looking through books of Saints’ names or Catholic names is to see if there’s a listing for Thaddeus — it’s one of my benchmarks to see how extensive the book is.
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I like the idea of having a benchmark name for assessing baby name books!

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Thalassa –

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Thalassa is the name of the primordial goddess of the sea in Greek mythology whose name, fittingly, means "sea", which derives from a pre-Greek substrate language. Origin: Ancient Greek      
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Actress Victoria Ekanoye Is A Mom!

Actress Victoria Ekanoye Is A Mom! | Name News | Scoop.it
Victoria shared an image of her and Jonny with their newborn son and revealed his name: Théodore Christopher!

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Welcome, Théodore!

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Thurstan, Torsten

Thurstan, Torsten | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Erik Mclean on Pexels.com Origin: Old NorseMeaning: "Thor's stone."Gender: masculine Both names are derived from the Old Norse male name, Þórsteinn, literally meaning "Thor's stone." The name is attested as early as the 5th-century in Medieval Scandinavia and appears in the Norse saga, Draumr Þorsteins Síðu-Hallssonar. It was transported to England by Anglo-Saxon…
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thorstein Hartvig Haugen Thoreson (1885-1956)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thorstein Hartvig Haugen Thoreson (1885-1956) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Bismarck Tribune, September 23, 1933.   An important name in North Dakota politics in the first half of the 20th century, th
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Disrespectful to use names for God?

Disrespectful to use names for God? | Name News | Scoop.it
I am concerned that Theo translates almost directly to the Greek word for God. Should I be concerned that it is in any way disrespectful to use as a standalone name?
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Theodora: Baby Name of the Day

Theodora: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Theodora feels classic, but it's surprisingly rare in our times. With plenty of impressive namesakes, and a long list of nicknames, that shouldn't be!
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thanks Albert Anderson (1889-1974)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thanks Albert Anderson (1889-1974) | Name News | Scoop.it
Anderson during his tenure as Mayor of Tempe.   One of the more curious names you'll see while perusing a roster of Tempe, Arizon
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Favorite Celebrity Baby Names 2019: The Winners!

Favorite Celebrity Baby Names 2019: The Winners! | Name News | Scoop.it
The votes are in! Theodore and Violet take home the prize for this year's Reader Favorites. Check out the final Celebrity Baby Names 2019 results here.
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Théo : un prénom court et mignon pour les garçons

Théo : un prénom court et mignon pour les garçons | Name News | Scoop.it
Du grec « Theos » qui veut dire Dieu, Théo est un prénom masculin d’origine grecque que nous aimons beaucoup chez Neuf Mois. D’abord diminutif des prénoms
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Thelonius –

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Thelonius is the Latinized form of Tilo, the German form of Tielo, a Low German diminutive of names beginning with Diet such as Dietrich or Dieter, which derives from Proto-Germanic *þeudō (people, tribe) deriving from a PIE root word. I've also seen it listed as possibly being the Latinized form of Germanic Tillman, Till being another form of Tielo along with mann (man), though I don't know…
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Richard Engel and Wife Mary Welcome Baby Boy

Richard Engel and Wife Mary Welcome Baby Boy | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple's 3-year-old son Henry was diagnosed with the rare genetic neurological disorder in 2017
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Welcome, Theodore Forrest!

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Name Help: A Brother for Beatrice

Name Help: A Brother for Beatrice | Name News | Scoop.it
Esther is expecting her second baby -- a brother for Beatrice Illyria. Esther writes: "This time a first name was easy - he was an unexpected but much longed-for gift, and I’ll be training for the Anglican priesthood in a few months, so Theodore works perfectly. It fit nicel
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