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Sunday Summary: Wise Words from Morgan Freeman

Sunday Summary: Wise Words from Morgan Freeman | Name News | Scoop.it
Consider the critic before your revise your baby's name. Plus intoxicating appellations, Thandiwe Newton + more name talk.
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Sunday Summary: Deeply Personal and Deeply Public

Sunday Summary: Deeply Personal and Deeply Public | Name News | Scoop.it
The crux of naming challenges: they're deeply personal + deeply public. Thoughts on navigating names as an immigrant and much mor
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Sunday Summary: A Family Name Story

Sunday Summary: A Family Name Story | Name News | Scoop.it
Names matter. A good reminder came via this Instagram post. Thanks to Meg for sharing it! I’m a little late to the party, true. Lettie’s post talks about her given name – handed down from her grandmother – in the context of Black History Month. “I think about what it meant to decide on your […]
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Sunday Summary: Flutter Names

Sunday Summary: Flutter Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Talking about those names that make our hearts race - plus Annelore, Quadree + Qadree, and the international names of Donald Duck's nephews.
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Thanks Abby for the mention! Enjoy this week's namey highlights!

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Vornamen-Sprechstunde auf Zoom

Vornamen-Sprechstunde auf Zoom | Name News | Scoop.it
Nach den tollen Gesprächen neulich in der Clubhouse-App veranstalte ich eine weitere Vornamen-Sprechstunde und lade euch in meinen Meeting-Raum auf ... WeiterlesenVornamen-Sprechstunde auf Zoom
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Sunday Summary: It's a Family Name

Sunday Summary: It's a Family Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Why "is that a family name?" might be one of my favorite questions, plus more thoughts on Bridgerton, Via + mor
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Sunday Summary: We're all just like the royals ...

Sunday Summary: We're all just like the royals ... | Name News | Scoop.it
Royal watchers + fans of high profile birth announcements already know: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank named their new son August Philip Hawke. It’s very much a family name. Philip honors Eugenie’s grandfather, Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II. While Hawke might make you wonder if the Brooksbanks binged Cobra Kai during lockdown, it’s actually […]
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Sunday Summary: Which Direction Does the Arrow Point?

Sunday Summary: Which Direction Does the Arrow Point? | Name News | Scoop.it
Wondering if you should follow this rule or that one when naming your baby. Ask yourself this: does it make me feel more stressed? Or less?
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Sunday Summary: Changing Your Name Should Be Normal-ish

Sunday Summary: Changing Your Name Should Be Normal-ish | Name News | Scoop.it
Why DO we have one name from birth on up? Doesn't the Anne-Annie or Nora-Awkwafina approach make more sense? Plus more name chatte
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New CatholicMom article, and info on Chinese and Japanese names

New CatholicMom article, and info on Chinese and Japanese names | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Thursday everyone! A few things of interest today: My January CatholicMom article is up! "Naming Your Baby After St. Joseph" was informed by a couple of blog posts I did recently to help expectant parents (and Confirmation candidates?) work St. Joseph into their babies' names (or their own) during this year devoted to him.…
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Sunday Summary: Popularity isn't Style

Sunday Summary: Popularity isn't Style | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's talk the intersection of popularity + style, an intriguing surname Q, hipster names, and the biggest names on the site this week.
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Sunday Summary: Wendy Darling

Sunday Summary: Wendy Darling | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's talk about Wendy Darling and Bruce Springsteen, Baby-Rae and Baybi Blue (and Frances), plus all the Bridgerton possibilitie
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Bridgerton Names: Reality or Fantasy?

Bridgerton Names: Reality or Fantasy? | Name News | Scoop.it
Want to know how realistic the names in Bridgerton are? Check out my new post over at Nameberry!
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A Big Birthday! (Contest)

A Big Birthday! (Contest) | Name News | Scoop.it
That’s right, the Name Warehouse has been up and running for a year (well, almost, 9 days to go). That’s pretty darn remarkable, and I never would have guessed that I’d make it this long, much less end up with such a lovely group of individuals reading and supporting my content as wonderfully as all of you do. So thank you. I love all of your readership so incredibly much and I’m grateful for all of your participation in the various series, commenting opportunities, and form submission requests
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Thank You to My Lovely Patrons! –

Thank You to My Lovely Patrons! – | Name News | Scoop.it
Thank you to those of you who generously support Nancy’s Baby Names via Patreon! Special thanks to four patrons in particular: Clare, Christa, Emilia, and Aléna. If you’re interested in…
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It's Launch Day! Welcome To My Baby Name Podcast...plus Princess Baby Press & My New Co Host!

Listen Now: https://open.spotify.com/show/0OC62o2dgsW11hgYLQmLu1

So it's been 4 years I think since I started posting about my guilty pleasure, Baby Names, online and I've been so happy to find this community on social media who also love everything about Names and Meanings and seeing the trends.

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Enchanted Names

Enchanted Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Welcome to Enchanted Names! I am Cecily and through this blog, I hope to share with you my love of names, with a focus on unusual and unique names. Since childhood, I've been fascinating by names, and as a teenager, I pored over baby name books and websites. What do names mean? Where do they…
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New blog alert! I'm so excited to read more of this :)

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Sunday Summary: Kale Meltdowns

Sunday Summary: Kale Meltdowns | Name News | Scoop.it
it’s not about the name.

Just like it wasn’t about the kale.

It’s about our unreasonable expectations for ourselves.
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I'm totally going to call this situation a Kale Meltdown now! So accurate.

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Sunday Summary: A Full Sunday Name

Sunday Summary: A Full Sunday Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Discussing the appeal of affectionate nicknames, the possibility of choosing our surnames + more onomastic rambling
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Sunday Summary: Name Overthinkers Anonymous

Sunday Summary: Name Overthinkers Anonymous | Name News | Scoop.it
Overthinking baby names, like Ida Lupine. Also, thoughts on Cottagecore - because Jolene + Hutton really do go together + (maybe?) Moore.
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Name Nerds Blog: Follow us on Twitter

 We have been Tweeting inane name tidbits over the past week or so... follow us on Twitter for all sorts of name factoids in 280 character
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Sunday Summary: Robinette?

Sunday Summary: Robinette? | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's unpack Robinette, as well as the new first family's heirloom names, plus Danish favorites, Gigi + Zayn's name reveal, + Drax/Taz/Hatch.
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Today’s Post Redirects to Captain Awkward

Today’s Post Redirects to Captain Awkward | Name News | Scoop.it
For any of you who don’t read Captain Awkward’s advice column already, today I recommend her post Giving Our Future Children My (the Hetero Wife’s) Last Name. I like how it lays o…
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Soliciting Name Updates

Soliciting Name Updates | Name News | Scoop.it
It is a little difficult to turn one’s mind to baby names when there was a violent coup attempt in the U.S. last week and may be more to come. We will be gentle with ourselves, and not have h…
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