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9 More Virus-Inspired Baby Names –

9 More Virus-Inspired Baby Names – | Name News | Scoop.it
We’ve already talked about a bunch of virus-inspired names (Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid, Coviduvidapdap, Corona, Corona, Lockdown, Sanitizer), but there are still more! Here’s a r…
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Indonesian celeb who criticized fan for copying her baby’s name apologizes | Coconuts Jakarta

Indonesian celeb who criticized fan for copying her baby’s name apologizes | Coconuts Jakarta | Name News | Scoop.it
After screenshots of the DMs went viral and sparked huge criticism against Franda for her bizarre sense of entitlement, Franda went silent on social media for a few days before she eventually apologized to the parents of the younger Zylvechia, who we’ll refer to as Zylvechia K. 

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Melati –

Melati – | Name News | Scoop.it
Melati is an Indonesian and Malay female name meaning "jasmine" which derives from Sanskrit malati मालती. Origin: Sanskrit  
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Everton star shares adorable pictures after meeting baby boy named after him - Liverpool Echo


Gylfi Sigurdsson met a child who was named after the Everton star
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Bekasi parents name their child 'Google' - City

Bekasi parents name their child 'Google' - City | Name News | Scoop.it
“I hope my son will grow up to be a leader who is useful to many others,” she said on Friday as quoted by kompas.com. 
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Indonesian Baby Named “Asian Games” –

Indonesian Baby Named “Asian Games” – | Name News | Scoop.it
The 2018 Asian Games, which lasted from August 18 to September 2, was co-hosted by the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. On opening day, just hours before the opening ceremony, a couple i…
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Mother who had triplets in Toyota's back seat names her babies after the car's make

Mother who had triplets in Toyota's back seat names her babies after the car's make | Name News | Scoop.it
Three new-born children were named after the car they were born in - a Toyota Avast. The Indonesian mother didn't make it to the hospital in time and then decided to name her new-born children after the car's model.
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Welcome to Nazrina Khaula Avanza, Nazrina Khaira Avanza, and Nazrina Haura Avanza!

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Yuliana –

Yuliana – | Name News | Scoop.it
Yuliana is the Russian, Bulgarian, and Indonesian form of Juliana, the feminine form of Julian which is the English form of Iulianus (or Julianus), an Ancient Roman family name meaning “belonging to Julius”, Julius a name of uncertain meaning though it could possibly be derived from Greek ioulos meaning “downy-bearded”, implying someone who was youthful, though it could also be related to Iovis, the…
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Satu

Satu | Name News | Scoop.it
Satu is a Finnish female name meaning "fairytale, fable" as well as also being a Malay and Indonesian word meaning "one". Satu Mare is also the name of a city in Romania meaning "great village", Satu meaning "great, large". Origin: Finnish, Malay, Indonesian, Romanian  
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When your name is Andy Go To School, what do you call your own baby?

When your name is Andy Go To School, what do you call your own baby? | Name News | Scoop.it
Listening to tourists at the temple inspired Bulkin to name all his children after English words.

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Welcome, Alexa!

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Andy Go To School

Andy Go To School | Name News | Scoop.it
In his own family, Andy Go To School has continued the tradition of bestowing English words as names, calling his two sons Virgenio Silvero Goes To Paradise and Lucky Star Beloved Mother.

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What brilliant name stories!

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Indonesian Man Asked to Change Name

Indonesian Man Asked to Change Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Not long ago, the image of an I.D. card belonging to an Indonesian man named Tuhan went viral.
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Fajar –

Fajar – | Name News | Scoop.it
Fajar is an Indonesian male name (and word) meaning "dawn, daybreak" derived from Arabic fajrفَجْر (dawn, morning; beginning). Fajr is the name of one of the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims. Origin: Arabic  
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#Showbiz: Shenty Feliziana names second child Biru | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

#Showbiz: Shenty Feliziana names second child Biru | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News | Name News | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR: Dendam Pontianak star Shenty Feliziana has chosen 'blue' as the name of her 2-month-old baby boy.

The Singaporean actress who also appeared with Zizan Razak in Mael Lambong revealed that her son's full name was Biru Abiyyu Yusuf Reuben in a news report yesterday.

Shenty said her husband Indonesian actor Reuben Elishama and her were fans of the colour blue which symbolised peace.
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Welcome, Biru! (The Indonesian word for blue.)

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‘Your baby doesn’t deserve that name’: Indonesian celeb says her baby’s name is exclusive, takes aim at fan for copying | Coconuts Jakarta

‘Your baby doesn’t deserve that name’: Indonesian celeb says her baby’s name is exclusive, takes aim at fan for copying | Coconuts Jakarta | Name News | Scoop.it
TV host Franda, who gave birth to her daughter Zylvechia Ecclesie Heckenbucker in April last year, recently got flak on social media after she derided a couple — one of whom happens to be her fan — who also named their newly born daughter Zylvechia.
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Javanese baby named after Google gets free swag from the tech giant, Asia News

Javanese baby named after Google gets free swag from the tech giant, Asia News | Name News | Scoop.it
One of them was a jumper with 'Google' written on it. Baby Google was then photographed wearing the jumper.

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Lestari –

Lestari – | Name News | Scoop.it
Lestari is an Indonesian female name meaning "eternal, abiding, everlasting" and also seems to be a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Indonesian  
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Mother who gave birth in Toyota names triplets after car

Mother who gave birth in Toyota names triplets after car | Name News | Scoop.it
The triplets are Nazrina Khaira Avanza, Nazrina Haura Avanza and Nazrina Khaula Avanza.
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Asian Games 2018: Couple names newborn after event

Asian Games 2018: Couple names newborn after event | Name News | Scoop.it
An Indonesian couple names their newborn daughter after the Asian Games, in honour of their country hosting the event.
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Actress Zizie Ezette's twin baby names revealed

Actress Zizie Ezette's twin baby names revealed | Name News | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR: A week after actress Zizie Ezette welcomed the birth of her twin boys, her husband Kinabatangan lawmaker Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin revealed the names of their precious sons.
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Welcome, Adam and Alif! Lovely twin names.

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The Evolution of Indonesian Baby Names

The Evolution of Indonesian Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
The names Joko and Sri were highly popular in the past, but not in today's generation.
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The Secret Formula for Picking the Best Baby Name -

The Secret Formula for Picking the Best Baby Name - | Name News | Scoop.it
So here is my son’s full name: Axel Wind Wayan Loudermilk. Now I’ll tell you how we got there.

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Bali’s Four Baby Names – Wayan, Made, Nyoman, Ketut

Bali’s Four Baby Names – Wayan, Made, Nyoman, Ketut | Name News | Scoop.it
Ketut, in contrast, comes from the term kitut, which means “little banana on the outer edge of a bunch of bananas” (adorably).
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Kindernamen van de week 3/2016 – Cousteau of Cissy?

Kindernamen van de week 3/2016 – Cousteau of Cissy? | Name News | Scoop.it
Uniek of gewoontjes, mooi of lelijk, hockey of tokkie? Geef je mening over de kindernamen van de week.
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What a treat! This week's names come from the announcements in an Dutch-Indonesian (I think?) newspaper in 1957.

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