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Popularity of names in Sonsonate (El Salvador) and Puno (Peru), 1980s* –

Popularity of names in Sonsonate (El Salvador) and Puno (Peru), 1980s* – | Name News | Scoop.it
A similar project to my Nicaraguan one but more localised, separated into two different municipalities and decade-focused. This project has been in the making for several months at this point. Originally, I was going to focus only on Sonsonate but perusing through the FamilySearch catalogue led me to add Puno to the list as a…
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Popularity of names in Costa Rica, 1941, ’46, ’50, ’55, ’60, ’64, ’70 and ’73 –

Popularity of names in Costa Rica, 1941, ’46, ’50, ’55, ’60, ’64, ’70 and ’73 – | Name News | Scoop.it
The title sounds cumbersome, yes, but at least is summarises what this post is all about, what the popular names are in Costa Rica in these years. With my Beyond Sakura and Hiroshi work and other research projects, I don't really have the time to do every year of name data stretching from 1941 to…
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Akim –

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Akim is a Russian male name, the Russian form of Joachim, a male name which is a contracted form of either Jehoiachin meaning “established by Yahweh”, or Jehoiakim meaning “raised by Yahweh”. Akim is also a Kazakh word meaning "mayor" or "governor, ruler" which seems to be derived from Arabic hakim حَاكِم (judge, ruler). Origin: Hebrew, Arabic Variants: Yakim (Russian)…
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10 Aztec baby girl names - 100% Mexican names - www.namesoftheworld.net - YouTube

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Baby 5 Million Born in Heredia!

Baby 5 Million Born in Heredia! | Name News | Scoop.it
Costa Rica reached baby 5 million this Saturday, September 1st, as president by the Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos (INEC). Eithan Jesus was one three babies born between 9:20 pm and 9:…
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Popularity of names in Nicaragua, 2000* –

Popularity of names in Nicaragua, 2000* – | Name News | Scoop.it
Why the * at the end? You'll find out in a moment, but in essence, this post is about what names parents in Nicaragua chose for their babies in the year 2000. This research project took me several months to complete, on top of my BSAH work and my ongoing current Japanese names research project…
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Mayan “Ix-” Names –

Mayan “Ix-” Names – | Name News | Scoop.it
Temple at Chichen Itza© 2019 Nancy’s anonymous husband During the colonial period (and probably earlier), Mayan children were given personal names that began with either of two gender prefixe…
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10 Aztec baby boy names - 100% Mexican names - www.namesoftheworld.net - YouTube

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Popularity of names in Costa Rica, 1970 –

Popularity of names in Costa Rica, 1970 – | Name News | Scoop.it
Yes, I am back to sharing stuff here on this blog, starting with the names that have been popular and uncommon in Costa Rica back in 1970. Some notes that I want to get out first: Only first names are counted on this list, meaning you don't see María Lucía or Kattia María etc. The…
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