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The Next Big Middle Name For Girls

The Next Big Middle Name For Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Grace. James. Marie. Rose. These names mark some of the most popular middle names of the 2010s, names that defined an entire generation in the middle slot. Whilst we lack an official tally of middle name popularity, given that some people don’t have a middle name, it’s very evident which middle names were popular when. Just go asking around! One of my favorite things to ask about someone when I’m trying to get to know them is what their middle name is. That may seem a bit strange, but it’s a lov
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Baby Name Etta: Retro Mini Name

Baby Name Etta: Retro Mini Name | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Etta offers a sparky, retro name in just four letters. With choices like Emma + Ella so very popular, why not Etta, too?
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Baby name consultation: Baby girl needs a super-Irish name like her big sibs

Baby name consultation: Baby girl needs a super-Irish name like her big sibs | Name News | Scoop.it
Diana and her husband are expecting their fourth baby -- their third girl! Little Miss joins big siblings: Lillian NicoleSaoirse IreneAidan James Which you know have me all ��� -- I love those Irish names! Diana writes, "My husband and I are having a hard time naming this next child. I don't like his suggestion…
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Baby Girl Shays-Potter, Sister to Innis

Baby Girl Shays-Potter, Sister to Innis | Name News | Scoop.it
Wise Swistle, We would love your help deciding on a name for our daughter who is now 8 days old and still nameless. We have narrowed it down to our top two options but just cannot choose. I know it…
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100 Sweet Middle Names For Lillian

100 Sweet Middle Names For Lillian | Name News | Scoop.it
We have put together some of our favorite middle names for Lillian. They range from very traditional to some truly unique names. So there is sure to be something that takes your fancy.
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Baby Girl Instiss, Sister to Laura Tilson “Tilly” and Louisa Susan “Lulu”

Baby Girl Instiss, Sister to Laura Tilson “Tilly” and Louisa Susan “Lulu” | Name News | Scoop.it
Still: my top favorite by far is Frances Bernice, called Bea. If it were my job to assign names to babies, that is the name I would assign to this one, and I would do it with decisive confidence.

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Beautiful Alternative Spellings (Girls)

Beautiful Alternative Spellings (Girls) | Name News | Scoop.it
Alternative spellings get a terrible reputation. They look ugly, wrong, too treighndee, unnatural, phonetically incorrect, and a wide variety of other unfortunate issues to name nerds and some parents. But today, I’ve gathered some gorgeous alternative spellings to fix all of your qualms with these variations. Classic, striking girl names spelled in cleaner, more sophisticated ways are abundant on this list, and I hope you agree. Feel free to put some of your favorite alternative spellings in th
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This is a great topic! Featuring Katharine, Esmae, Isabel and more.

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The Launch of Leilani –

The Launch of Leilani – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Leilani — which means both “heavenly flowers” and “royal child” in Hawaiian — is very close to entering the U.S. top 100 for the first time. ItR…
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75 Best Middle Names For Rose

75 Best Middle Names For Rose | Name News | Scoop.it
To help you out, we have put together some of our favorite middle names for Rose. They are a good mix of classic and wildly unique so you should find plenty of inspiration.
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50+ Cute Middle Names For Allison

Here are some cute middle name suggestions for Allison. It's such a pretty name and we hope you find one or two you like.
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Rare Flower Names For Girls

Rare Flower Names For Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby girl names with a floral feel have been an absolute staple to the names of our daughters for decades, and some have become quite stylish as well. From Violet to Lily, flower names and nature names in general for girls represent a large portion of today’s top 100. But if you're looking for that same delicate beauty and immediately stunning imagery of a flower name with more of an exotic feel or without the sadly diluted beauty that often comes with fame and popularity, then you may want to t
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Rapper Cassie Announces The Arrival Of Baby #2!

Rapper Cassie Announces The Arrival Of Baby #2! | Name News | Scoop.it
She and Alex have chosen to name their second daughter Sunny Cinco Fine.
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Welcome, Sunny!

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Chie (ちえ)

Chie (ちえ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: chee-e [tɕí.è̞] Archaic writing: ちゑ (Chiwe), ちへ (Chihe) Etymology and/or ways to write: Two commonly used kanji combinations for this name are 千恵 and 智恵. As a word, the latter refers to wisdom, intelligence or sense and can also be written as 知恵 or 智慧 (individually, 智/知 and…
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The Debut of Diahn –

The Debut of Diahn – | Name News | Scoop.it
I believe Diahn is the one in the middle…? The Diane-variant Diahn made appearances in the U.S. baby name data for five years straight during the 1960s: 1969: unlisted1968: 5 baby girls named…
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#Showbiz: Nad Zainal names her baby Budi Kalsom

#Showbiz: Nad Zainal names her baby Budi Kalsom | Name News | Scoop.it
The 30-year-old artiste whose real name is Farah Nadia Zainal Abidin, has named her baby girl Budi Kalsom.

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Name Help: A Sister Name for Everly and Mabel

Name Help: A Sister Name for Everly and Mabel | Name News | Scoop.it
Joanna is expecting her third child (gender a surprise) —a little sibling for Everly Pearl and Mabel Grace. Joanna writes: "We're really struggling to find a girls name that we both like to go with siblings. I like the names Posie (my favourite but husband hates it), Thea, Delphin
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Baby Named for Grace Coolidge –

Baby Named for Grace Coolidge – | Name News | Scoop.it
Grace Coolidge Yesterday we talked about Calvin Coolidge, so today here’s a quick story involving his wife, Grace: In October of 1926, several earthquakes struck Turkey and Armenia. (They wer…
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Promibaby Rosenrot Malou

Promibaby Rosenrot Malou | Name News | Scoop.it
Alec Völkel ist als Sänger der Band The BossHoss bekannt und seit wenigen Tagen auch als Vater eines Mädchens namens ... WeiterlesenPromibaby Rosenrot Malou
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An interesting German celebrity baby name! A singer has named his daughter Rosenrot (=Rose Red), suggested by her big brother and inspired by the fairy tale "Snow White and Rose Red". Will we see more parents in Germany follow suit/

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Sayuki (さゆき)

Sayuki (さゆき) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: sah-yuu-kʸee [sá.jɯ̟̀ᵝ.kʲì] Etymology and/or ways to write: Here are most of the kanji used for this name: sa (さ) yuki (ゆき) 紗 "gauze" 雪 "snow" 沙/砂 "sand" 幸/倖 "good luck, happiness" 咲 "blossom" 由 "reason, cause" 希/稀 "rare" 早 "early" 優 "gentle, elegant; excellence, superiority" 紀 "account, chronicle"…
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About Names: We can thank pop culture for scores of Gen X Amys

About Names: We can thank pop culture for scores of Gen X Amys | Name News | Scoop.it
Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his February 23rd column, he looks at the history of the name Amy.

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100 Cute Middle Names For Elise

100 Cute Middle Names For Elise | Name News | Scoop.it
Find the perfect middle name that compliments Elise doesn't have to be hard. We've put together a list of some beautiful middle names. It's a mix of traditional and unique both of which will complement it perfectly.
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100+ Mermaid Names For Little Girls

100+ Mermaid Names For Little Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Being a mermaid is a dream many girls have. We have put together over 100 baby names inspired by mermaids and water.
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NOT the Top 10 Middle Names for girls...unique alternatives to Rose, Grace, May & more! SJ STRUM

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Girl Names Starting with X: Xandra, Ximena, Xin

Girl Names Starting with X: Xandra, Ximena, Xin | Name News | Scoop.it
Girl names starting with X tend to be pretty rare. Sure, there's Ximena + Xiomara + Xenia. But after than, many of these might be new to you!
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