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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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Baby Name Delilah: Romantic Favorite

Baby Name Delilah: Romantic Favorite | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Delilah went from seldom-heard rarity to the song everyone was singing in 2007. The name's runaway success followed.
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Baby Name Rachel: Traditional Favorite

Baby Name Rachel: Traditional Favorite | Name News | Scoop.it
The almost-classic baby name Rachel rocketed into the US thanks to a television character - but it's probably NOT the one you think.
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13 Baby Names Like Elijah In Sound & Meaning

13 Baby Names Like Elijah In Sound & Meaning | Name News | Scoop.it
If you like Elijah, these picks have a similar rhythm and history to the biblical name's sound and meaning.
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 22

Christmas Name Advent - Day 22 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Now we move on to the two main characters in the Nativity story. Both, according to the Christian bible, chosen by God to be the parents of Jesus. Mary's story begins with the Immaculate Conception. On December 8th every year, Spain celebrates El dia de la Immaculada, i
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 20

Christmas Name Advent - Day 20 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Another key feature as part of the Nativity is the role of the shepherds, in what is known as The Annunciation of the Shepherds. As such, they are commemorated around the world in Christian Christmas services. Sometimes they are represented as bringing along joyful instruments to play, henc
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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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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Hananiah Darlington Pugh (1829-1913)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Hananiah Darlington Pugh (1829-1913) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the Lansing State Journal, January 6, 1913.   Several oddly named postmasters of major U.S. cities have been found this year
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - André vs Diogo

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - André vs Diogo | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes André e Diogo.
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If You Like Noah, Then You'll Love... | The Beauty of Names

If You Like Noah, Then You'll Love... | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
"The Entry of the Animals into Noah's Ark" by Jan Brueghel the Elder Hello! I'm back with more alternatives to popular names and this tim
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Eliel

Eliel | Name News | Scoop.it
Finnish Architecht, Eliel Saarinen Origin: HebrewMeaning: "my God is God."Gender: MasculinePronunciation: Eng (EL-ee-yel; ee-LYE-yel) The name is composed of the same Hebrew word אל ('el) meaning "God," hence, some translate it to mean "my God is God." The name is borne by several minor characters in the Old Testament. A notable bearer was Finnish Architect, Eliel…
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Birth announcement: Magdalen Gianna!

Birth announcement: Magdalen Gianna! | Name News | Scoop.it
I posted a consultation for Laura and her husband last January, before they were even expecting their hoped-for ninth baby. They found out shortly after that a new little one was on the way, and I'm thrilled to share that the baby has arrived! They welcomed their third daughter and gave her the amazing name…
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Boy Names Like Simeon? (Five-Name Friday) –

Boy Names Like Simeon? (Five-Name Friday) – | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s Five-Name Friday! Here’s today’s baby name request: I love the names Simeon and Gideon, but DH doesn’t like Gideon and I’m afraid Simeon will always be called Sim…
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Baby name consultation: Old Testament, German/Dutch, and/or Irish-y for baby boy no. 2

Baby name consultation: Old Testament, German/Dutch, and/or Irish-y for baby boy no. 2 | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone!! You know this is one of my favorite days, and you know Irish names are some of my favorites -- check out my Irish names and Rose of Tralee tags for more!! I also read this piece that's appropriate for today: "It's not Happy St. Patty's Day, but St. Paddy's…
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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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Baby Name Jonah: Biblical and Stylish

Baby Name Jonah: Biblical and Stylish | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Jonah fits right in with favorites like Noah and Joseph. While it's every bit as Biblical, it also remains slighty more rare.
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Baby Name Gideon: Old School Cool

Baby Name Gideon: Old School Cool | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Gideon has gone from seldom-heard Biblical rarity to a fast-rising mainstream favorite for our sons.
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Bezalel

Bezalel | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Origin: Hebrew בְּצַלְאֵלMeaning: "in the shadow of God; under the protection of God."Gender: masculinePronunciation Eng: beh-ZAH-lel The name is borne in Exodus 31:1-6 by the chief artisan assigned by Moses to build the Tabernacle, Ark of the Covenant, priests' vestments and other equipment with the assistance of Aholiab. In Exodus 31:1, he…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Gabriel vs Santiago

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Gabriel vs Santiago | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Gabriel e Santiago.
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Royal Character Names

Royal Character Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for the perfect royal character name for your story? Go no further! With names of kings and queens and names that mean "royal," your inspiration starts here.
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Baby Name Joel: Quiet Classic

The baby name Joel is a quiet classic, at home in nearly every decade. If you're after a name more timeless than trending, Joel might be it.
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Ichabod | The Beauty of Names

Ichabod | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
"The Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane" by John Quidor Origin: Hebrew Gender: Male Meaning: "No Glory" Pronunciation: IK-eh-bah
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Elika

Elika | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com The name can be of several different origins and meanings. It is a Biblical male name that occurs in 2 Samuel 23:25 as the name of Elika the Harodite, one of David's 37 special warriors. In this case, אֵַליקָא (Eli'ka), may mean "vomit of God" or "Congregation of God."…
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Name Profile-Gideon

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A biblical boy name often overlooked, Gideon is a lovely and offbeat spiritual moniker that has deep roots without feeling as classic as David or James. He seems like the perfect compromise popularity-wise as well, strong and stable at #320. And yet, he’s not in the top 100, despite all of these positive qualities, and
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Baby Name Peter: Dashing Classic

Baby Name Peter: Dashing Classic | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Peter is a timeless classic, a key figure in the New Testament and a staple in children's literature across the years.
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