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Mystery Monday: Yuwage

Mystery Monday: Yuwage | 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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Popular Baby Names in Estonia, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Estonia, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Eesti Rahvusringhääling (Estonian Public Broadcasting), the most popular baby names in Estonia in 2019 were Mia and Robin. Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and top 11 boy names…
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A primer on Finnish names

Finnish is one of the Finno–Ugric languages, among the few non-Indo–European languages widely spoken in Europe. It's very similar to Estonian, though with some significant differences. Estonian features many German and Russian cognates, due to its long periods of occupation by those powers, whereas Finnish features many Swedish cognates. It might be hard to believe…
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A to Z with Estonian names

A to Z with Estonian names | Name News | Scoop.it
For the third year in a row, I have to make do with a fairly simple theme that’s easy to put together instead of something more detailed, intense, and research-heavy as I did in prior years. I remain hopeful I'll be able to return to that kind of theme sooner rather than later! I’ll be…
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Top names in Estonia 2017

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Found via Maks: https://twitter.com/maybeitsdaijiro/status/1056627189553287168?s=09 

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Name Quotes #48 – Tasha, Tiberius, Mi Mi

Name Quotes #48 – Tasha, Tiberius, Mi Mi | Name News | Scoop.it
"One or more of a Burmese child's names is almost certain to show the day on which he was born--a survival from our belief that human destiny is linked with the stars."
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