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75 Amazing Renaissance Baby Names For Girls

75 Amazing Renaissance Baby Names For Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Thinking of giving your baby girl a Renaissance-inspired name? Be prepared for some mesmerizingly beautiful Italian names. Check out our favorite Renaissance girl's names and see if anything sparks your imagination.
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Grimaldi Royal Family Names

Grimaldi Royal Family Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Grimaldi royal family names blend French and Italian roots, and include some delicious obscurities from the Middle Ages to today.
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The Children of Maria of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia | The Beauty of Names

The Children of Maria of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Maria of Austria-Este and Victor Emmanuel with three of their daughters Maria Theresa of Austria-Este was born Maria Theresia Josef
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The Children of Maria Luisa of Parma

The Children of Maria Luisa of Parma | Name News | Scoop.it
Maria Luisa of Parma Maria Luisa of Parma  was born Luisa María Teresa Ana to  Philip, Duke of Parma  and  Louise Élisabeth of France . Sh
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Gordon Bennett, that poor woman. Thank goodness for modern medicine.

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The Children of Persida Nenadović

The Children of Persida Nenadović | Name News | Scoop.it
Persida Nenadović Persida Nenadović was born to the Voivode Jevrem Nenadović and Jovanka Milovanović . She married
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Royal couple welcome TWINS - find out adorable names

Royal couple welcome TWINS - find out adorable names | Name News | Scoop.it
Prince Christian is the son of Ernst August of Hanover, who married Prince Caroline of Monaco in 1999.
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Welcome, Nicolas and Sofia!

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The Children of Princess Hélène of Orléans

The Children of Princess Hélène of Orléans | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Hélène of Orléans Princess Hélène of Orléans was born Hélène Louise Henriette d'Orléans to Prince Philippe, Count of Paris an
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The Children of Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg

The Children of Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg was born Henrietta Alexandrine Friederike Wilhelmine t
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Mystery Monday: Three Cuen- Names

Mystery Monday: Three Cuen- Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn't yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name's origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples of its use, etc., please share them in the comments! If you wish…
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The Children of Elena of Montenegro

The Children of Elena of Montenegro | Name News | Scoop.it
Elena of Montenegro, Queen of Italy Princess Elena of Montenegro was born  Jelena Petrović Njegoš to Nicholas I of Montenegro an
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The Children of Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria

The Children of Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria | Name News | Scoop.it
Maria Antonia Walpurgis of Bavaria Duchess Maria Antonia, Princess of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony was born Maria Antonia Walpurgi
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The Children of Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia

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Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia was born Maria Kirillovna to Grand Duke Kiril
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Mystery Monday: Robasona

Mystery Monday: Robasona | Name News | Scoop.it
Today’s name is so mysterious, we don’t even know (a) whether it is in fact a name or (b) if it is, what gender it is.

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Giallo Names | The Beauty of Names

Giallo Names | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Below is a guest post written by my sister, Abby, who occasionally blogs over on The Beautiful Strange . We hope you enjoy this post an
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A double warlike name

A double warlike name | Name News | Scoop.it
Polish writer Jadwiga Łuszczewska (pseudonym Deotyma), 1834–1908, painted by Mateusz Zarzecki ca. 1848–52 Hadewig is an Ancient Germanic name derived from roots hadu (combat, battle) and wig (war). Like many other names of Germanic origin, its meaning relates to war and battle. This is such a striking contrast to how many Slavic names have meanings related to…
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The Children of Princess Margaretha of Luxombourg | The Beauty of Names

The Children of Princess Margaretha of Luxombourg | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Margaretha and Prince Nikolaus Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg  was born Margaretha Antonia Marie Félicité to Jean, Grand Duk
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The Children of Princess Margaretha of Sweden

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Princess Margaretha in her wedding dress Princess Margaretha of Sweden was born Margaretha Sofia Lovisa Ingeborg to Prince Carl, Duk
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The Children of Princess Helen of Serbia and Yugoslavia

The Children of Princess Helen of Serbia and Yugoslavia | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Helen and Prince John's engagement photo Princess Helen of Serbia and Yugoslavia was born Princess Helena Karađorđević to Peter
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Milan

Milan | Name News | Scoop.it
Milan Kundera by Václav Chochola Origin: Slavic Gender: Male Meaning: "Gracious, dear" Pronunciation: MI-lahn, mi-LAHN, MEE-lahn Othe
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150+ European Baby Boy Names

150+ European Baby Boy Names | Name News | Scoop.it
European boy names don't stop at Leo and Lucas! Here are 150+ of our favorite stylish, sophisticated, under-the-radar European baby names for boys.
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Roses and Cellar Doors: Medieval World Tour--France

Continuing my (increasingly delayed) series, today I'll be scouring records of medieval France.
As before, I'll be focusing mostly on names that did not survive until modern times, except possibly in surnames.
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I'm swooning over this list!

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The Children of Princess Mathilde of Bavaria

The Children of Princess Mathilde of Bavaria | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Mathilde of Bavaria Princess Mathilde of Bavaria was born Mathilde Marie Theresia Henriette Christine Luitpolda to Ludwig II
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The Children of Franz Xavier of Saxony

The Children of Franz Xavier of Saxony | Name News | Scoop.it
Franz Xavier of Saxony Prince Franz Xavier of Saxony was born Franz Xavier Albert August Ludwig Benno to Augustus III of Poland an
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The Children of Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

The Children of Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark was born Theodora to Prince Andrew of Greece an
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The Children of Prince Adalbert of Prussia

The Children of Prince Adalbert of Prussia | Name News | Scoop.it
Prince Adalbert of Prussia Prince Adalbert of Prussia was born Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor to Wilhelm II, German Emperor
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