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Hipster Cowboy Names Buck Tradition

Hipster Cowboy Names Buck Tradition | Name News | Scoop.it

There are hipster baby names. Then there are cowboy names. But when the two meet, you have a whole different (and very fun) list.

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Top Ten Western Baby Names for 2020

Top Ten Western Baby Names for 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
In case you find yourself needing a western baby name for your 2020 quarantine baby, I have put together a list of the top ten western baby names for you to peruse. As always, I appreciate your feedback and would love to know what you think about the top ten picks! The picks will be […]
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Gentleman Cowboy Names Have a Rein on Style

Gentleman Cowboy Names Have a Rein on Style | Name News | Scoop.it
A A gentleman cowboy name is rugged but refined, tough, but with an element of grace. These names can transition seamlessly from the dude ranch to the finest saloon and back again.
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Midland's Mark Wystrach and Wife Ty Haney Welcome a Daughter

Midland's Mark Wystrach and Wife Ty Haney Welcome a Daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
In an interview with PEOPLE at the 2019 CMA Awards earlier this month, Mark Wystrach also shared what he was looking forward to most in fatherhood
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Welcome, Sundance Leon!

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15 Cool Country Boy Names

15 Cool Country Boy Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Cool country boy names capture the spirit of the American West: places and landscapes, cowboys and pioneers, and country music too.
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17 Truly Unique and Cool Country Music Baby Names

17 Truly Unique and Cool Country Music Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
In recent years, stars have reached outside the box when choosing names for their offspring. These are some of the coolest.
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Name Quotes #66: Brenton, Jacob, Gene Autry –

Name Quotes #66: Brenton, Jacob, Gene Autry – | Name News | Scoop.it
“Gene Autry Sullivan…said he was told he was named after legendary cowboy movie star Gene Autry “because his parents had run out of names by then.””
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I'm cracking up at those gritter names!

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The Art of Naming: Sweet, Sassy, Southern Names for Girls

The Art of Naming: Sweet, Sassy, Southern Names for Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
What would you name a sweet, southern baby girl? Here's a great list full of ideas for your little sunflower.
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Name Help: Newborn Boy Needs a Name

Name Help: Newborn Boy Needs a Name | Name News | Scoop.it
They love their newborn son, but choosing a name has proven challenging! Both parents favor something country and just a little bit different, but where's the overlap on their lists? Time for #namehelp.
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Roses and Cellar Doors: Western Names 2: Cowboy Names

Better late than never, here are the "most Mountain Western" names (by % of babies given that name) in the Mountain states' combined Top 1000:
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The Debut of Hoby

The Debut of Hoby | Name News | Scoop.it
Westerns were the hottest thing on television in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and we can see it in the baby name data. Here’s yet another Western-inspired debut, Hoby: 1961: 10 baby boys n…
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The Week of Int: Flint

The Week of Int: Flint | Name News | Scoop.it
The final “Week of Int” name is Flint. It has been on the charts since the 1910s, but the only year in which it was able to achieve triple digit usage was 1959: 1963: 35 baby boys named…
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The Week of Int: Quint

The Week of Int: Quint | Name News | Scoop.it
Today’s “Week of Int” name is Quint, which debuted in the SSA’s data in 1959 and saw peak usage in 1964: 1965: 56 baby boys named Quint [rank: 992nd] 1964: 87 baby boys name…
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The Baby Name Colt –

The Baby Name Colt – | Name News | Scoop.it
Christopher Colt The baby name Colt has a distinctive popularity graph: usage begins in the 1950s, shoots up in the early 1980s, shoots up again in the early 2000s, and shoots up again in the late …
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Jesse: Baby Name of the Day

Jesse: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
With a great meaning - gift - and impeccable Biblical roots, Jesse has been a favorite with parents across the generations.
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Rustic Baby Boy Names That'll Remind You of a Charmed Childhood

Rustic Baby Boy Names That'll Remind You of a Charmed Childhood | Name News | Scoop.it
What does the word "rustic" mean to you? Does it conjure up images of simpler days spent in woodsy glens and swimming holes? Living off the land on a bucolic farm? A world that's plain but beautiful, uncomplicated and homespun? Yeah, we're over here daydreaming about moving off the
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Homespun Boy Names: Emmett, Arlo, and More

Homespun Boy Names: Emmett, Arlo, and More | Name News | Scoop.it
Homespun boy names are modest & capable. They're mountain climbers, not snowboarders; historians instead of hip hop artists.They're great names for a son!
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Guthrie! Such an underrated name!

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Name Help: Home on the Range

Name Help: Home on the Range | Name News | Scoop.it
He says Brock, Case, or Marshall. She says we're not cowboys. Where's the middle ground when parents' styles seem miles apart? Time for #namehelp!
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The Baby Name Hud –

The Baby Name Hud – | Name News | Scoop.it
The unusual name Hud first appeared in the baby name data in 1964: 1966: unlisted 1965: 6 baby boys named Hud 1964: 9 baby boys named Hud [debut] 1963: unlisted 1962: unlisted Where did it come fro…
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The Art of Naming: Southern Boy Names for your Little Cowboy

The Art of Naming: Southern Boy Names for your Little Cowboy | Name News | Scoop.it
These southern-inspired names have that country charm. What would you name a little cowboy?
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Name Help: A Sister for Hutch and Scout

Name Help: A Sister for Hutch and Scout | Name News | Scoop.it
They love rustic chic baby names. We helped them find a name for Hutch's sister, Scout - now it's time to work on a name for baby #3!
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Name of the Week: Wesley

Name of the Week: Wesley | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Wesley is a geographical English surname which derives from places of the same name such as Westley in Suffolk, Westleigh in both Devon and Lancashire, and Westley Waterless in Cambridgeshire. The name derives from the Old English elements west "west" and lēah "wood, clearing." Usage: The surname wa
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Duana Names: We Got It – But What IS It? 

Duana Names: We Got It – But What IS It?  | Name News | Scoop.it
I feel like your style is ‘Traveller’, subset ‘Literary Character,  subset ‘Feminine’, subset ‘unusual sounds’
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Here's What a Cowboy Name Looks Like Today

Here's What a Cowboy Name Looks Like Today | Name News | Scoop.it
My target was names that are especially popular in states like Wyoming, Oklahoma and their neighbors, and not elsewhere.
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Baby Name Battle: Clint vs. Flint vs. Quint vs. Vint

Baby Name Battle: Clint vs. Flint vs. Quint vs. Vint | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s the end of The Week of Int! We’ve looked at the names Clint, Flint, Quint, and Vint — all four of which were associated with TV cowboys during the second half of the 1950s, a…
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Right now it's a 3-way tie. Poor Vint is lagging behind.

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