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Gemma: Baby Name of the Day

Gemma: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Gemma sparkles like Diamond, but has the substance of a far more traditional name, too. A great alternative to Emma or Stella.
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New Gemstone Baby Names –

New Gemstone Baby Names – | Name News | Scoop.it
We’re very familiar with gemstone baby names names like Ruby, Opal and Jade. But you probably haven’t met anyone (yet?) who has one these names on their birth certificate… Citrine…
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Names in the News: Betty, Onyx, Lucifer –

Names in the News: Betty, Onyx, Lucifer – | Name News | Scoop.it
Some recent baby names from the news… Betty: The baby girl born to actors Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds in October of 2019 was named Betty, as revealed by the recent Taylor Swift song “Betty…
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Iggy Azalea Reveals The Name Of Her New Baby Boy

Last month, rapper Iggy Azalea announced the shocking news that she had welcomed a baby boy! The news was surprising because Iggy did not share that she was pregnant and kept it a secret for the entirety of her pregnancy. Iggy shared the news on her Instagram Stories writing, “I kept waiting for th
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Welcome, Onyx!

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Amber, Amethyst, Coral, Ebony, Stone, Emerald, Ivory, Micha/Micah, Jade, Jet, Onyx, Sterling, Opal, Pearl, Topaz, Ruby

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Green Baby Names: 21 Gorgeous Options

Green Baby Names: 21 Gorgeous Options | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for green baby names? From chart-toppers like Hazel to rarities like Celadon, there's something for everybody on this colorful list.
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Coral, Coralia

Coral, Coralia | Name News | Scoop.it
Coral comes directly from the word for the marine invertebrates whose detached exoskeletons have been used for centuries by various cultures to create jewelry. The word itself is derived from the Greek κοραλλιον (korallion). It is also the name of an orangish-pink colour. As a given-name, it has been in use for centuries as its…
Jaden Matthews-Johnson's curator insight, February 21, 2020 10:13 PM
The word corals has it's origins in the maritime creatures of the seas whose exoskeletons have been used to make jewelry and other commadities for centuries since the dawn of civilization. The words comes from the Greek word "Korallion".
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Sapphire, Safira, Sapir,

Sapphire, Safira, Sapir, | Name News | Scoop.it
From the name of the blue precious gem, many etymologists believe Sapphire is derived from the Greek σαπφειρος sappheiros meaning "sapphire" or "lapis lazuli," which is ultimately derived from the Hebrew סַפִּיר (sappir), which is connected to an older Semitic word for "beauty." Others believe it is derived from the Sanskrit Shanipriya (favoured by Saturn),…
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Ruby: Baby Name of the Day

Ruby: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Ruby sparkles, a name associated with everything from the civil rights movement to Dorothy Gale's trip over the rainbow. Vintage, modern, and so stylish.
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October Baby Names: Octavia, Opal and Kit

October Baby Names: Octavia, Opal and Kit | Name News | Scoop.it
A cornucopia of October options with something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a subtle connection to your child’s birth month or a name that screams Halloween and Pumpkin Spice Lattes.
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Prénom Ambre : moderne et précieux

Prénom Ambre : moderne et précieux | Name News | Scoop.it
Ambre, cette pierre orangée aussi précieuse que l’enfant qui va porter ce prénom. Chez NeufMois, on apprécie ce prénom féminin très moderne et plutôt
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17 gemstone and jewel inspired baby girl names with plenty of sparkle

17 gemstone and jewel inspired baby girl names with plenty of sparkle | Name News | Scoop.it
17 gemstone and jewel inspired baby girl names with plenty of sparkle
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Nikki Sixx and Wife Courtney Welcome Daughter Ruby

Nikki Sixx and Wife Courtney Welcome Daughter Ruby | Name News | Scoop.it
Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx's wife Courtney celebrated their daughter on the way in May with a flower-filled, Beatrix Potter-themed baby shower
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Welcome, Ruby!

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Luluah

Luluah | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Gabb Tapic on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic لبابةMeaning: "pearl."Gender: femininePronunciation: LOO-loo-wah The name comes directly from the Arabic word لبابة meaning, "pearl." It is the name of a famous mosque in Cairo, Egypt, built during the Fatimid Caliphate in the 10th-century, CE. Other transliterated forms include: Lulua, Lu'lu'ah, Louloua & Lolua. Sources https://www.almaany.com/en/dict/ar-en/luluah/https://quranicnames.com/luluah/https://www.behindthename.com/name/luluah/submittedhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lulua_Mosque
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Bisera | The Beauty of Names

Bisera | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Slavic Gender: Female Meaning: "Pearl" Pronunciation: BIH-ser-uh, BEE-ser-uh Other Forms: Biserka I've been really into Slavi
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Iggy Azalea Reveals Her Baby Boy's Name in Sweet Audio Recording

Iggy Azalea Reveals Her Baby Boy's Name in Sweet Audio Recording | Name News | Scoop.it
Iggy Azalea revealed in June that she's welcomed a baby boy
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Name Profile- Esmeralda

This beautifully long gemstone name was suggested by a reader who loved this stunning Spanish moniker. If you’d like to get your suggestions heard, submit your favorite names for a name profile, and I would be delighted to write in-depth articles about pros and cons of the names you’re considering. Now, without further
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10 Baby Names Inspired By Birthstones

10 Baby Names Inspired By Birthstones | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for a baby name that will sparkle like a gem? Then you'll be interested in these 10 beautiful baby names inspired by birthstones!
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Olanna

Olanna | Name News | Scoop.it
The name can be Igbo and mean "father's jewel," being composed of the Igbo words ọla (jewel; precious thing) and nna (father). It appears as the name of one of the main characters in the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie novel, Half of a Yellow Sun (2006). It is also a Scandinavian feminine form of Ole. Other…
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The Unexpected Introduction of Jade –

The Unexpected Introduction of Jade – | Name News | Scoop.it
Here’s one I didn’t expect: the baby name Jade, very trendy during the last quarter of the 20th century, was put on the onomastic map in the U.S. thanks to one of the strangest roles of…
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Best of... Gemstone Baby Names

Best of... Gemstone Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for a baby name inspired by the beauty of natural gemstones? Don't miss our curated list of the best gemstone baby names!
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Onyx –

Onyx – | Name News | Scoop.it
Onyx is the name of a gemstone, a type of chalcedony with alternating  parallel bands, as well as used to refer to a jet-black color. It comes from Latin onyx via Ancient Greek ónux (claw, nail, fingernail) deriving from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Onix (English, Spanish) Ónix (Spanish)  
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Jasper –

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Jasper is an English and Dutch male given name which seems to be derived from a Persian origin meaning "treasurer" or "treasure-bearer". It was the name given to the Three Magi who visited the newborn Jesus Christ. Jasper is also an English and North German surname originating from the given name. Jasper is also the name…
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Gem Names: The hot new name category

Gem Names: The hot new name category | Name News | Scoop.it
by Sophie Kihm Gem names are a hot category in baby names right now, with many of them shooting up the popularity charts. They’ve even been embraced for boys—Onyx was one of the fastest-rising boys’ names in 2018. Current favorites like Jade and Ruby have plateaued, while former hits Crystal, Amber, and Diamond have plummeted. …
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