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5 Unusual Places to Find Baby Name Ideas

5 Unusual Places to Find Baby Name Ideas | Name News | Scoop.it
If you’re really struggling to choose the perfect name, there are some unconventional places to find baby name inspiration you might not have though
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Black History Names: Amazing Women Athletes

Black History Names: Amazing Women Athletes | Name News | Scoop.it
Black History Month name inspiration from some amazing women athletes!
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Back-to-School Baby Names: Theodora, Darwin and Danica

Back-to-School Baby Names: Theodora, Darwin and Danica | Name News | Scoop.it
Culture hero baby names from Chaucer to Coltrane
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11 Baby Names Inspired by Trailblazing Jewish Women –

11 Baby Names Inspired by Trailblazing Jewish Women – | Name News | Scoop.it
With names like Kulture, Cricket, and Blue Ivy, there seems to be an unspoken rule among celebrities that newborns must be given obscure names. Like the trendsetters they are, the general population has begun to follow suit. And sure, a unique name that has no association with anyone else offers the opportunity for a child …
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Inspirational Baby Names | Baby Names Article | Babynames.co.uk

Inspirational Baby Names | Baby Names Article | Babynames.co.uk | Name News | Scoop.it
All of the baby names below have inspirational meanings or come from some form of spiritual source. These would be perfect for any parent looking for something very positive to raise everyone’s spirits! Angel A common Spanish name from the Greek ‘angelos,’ meaning ‘messenger.’ New Testament Greek suggests a more specific definition of ‘messenger of… Read More
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February Namesakes to Inspire You

February Namesakes to Inspire You | Name News | Scoop.it
By Meagan Burke The second and shortest month of the calendar year, February gets its name from the Latin term februum, meaning purification. February is often associated with love and there are a plethora of names to love with ties to this month.
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Hiram, yes! I was wondering just the other day why Hiram isn't more popular.

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20 baby names to watch this January

20 baby names to watch this January | Name News | Scoop.it
Need some baby name inspiration? There’s some adorable ideas among the names chosen by BabyCentre parents in the first month of 2017, particularly if you like more unusual choices.
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Billie, Kiara, Aubrey, Talia, Mirren, Margot, Bonnie, Gracie, Esther, Jessie, Amber, Eleanor, Violet, Poppy, Haya, Salma, Paige, Riley, Erica and Felicity.

 

Laurie, Roman, Leon, Barnaby, Axel, Cillian, Morgan, Tommy, Brody, Evan, Matteo, Ellis, Jackson, Teddy, Luca, Caleb,, Lewis, Fergus, King and Devon.

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What to Name Your November Baby

What to Name Your November Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
A wide variety of notable namesakes for November from the fields of science, politics and music.
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Roland! Darwin! Indira! And more.

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Baby Name Inspiration That Will Make Everyone Cringe

Baby Name Inspiration That Will Make Everyone Cringe | Name News | Scoop.it
We all choose the baby name we did for a reason, but if you're looking for baby name inspiration and don't care if people hate it, here's some.
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Frenemies?

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8 Cool Boys Names inspired by Men Who Changed History | SJ STRUM - YouTube

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Booker, Blaise, Louis, Edison, Barack and Obama, Banksy, Ivan, Leppold.

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65 names that could inspire Meghan and Harry's name choice for the Royal baby | Parent24

65 names that could inspire Meghan and Harry's name choice for the Royal baby | Parent24 | Name News | Scoop.it
For generations, the British Royal family have faithfully looked to past family members to inspire the name choice for new family members, and this list could reveal the next Royal baby's name.
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23 Baby Names Inspired By History For Your Pioneering Baby

What's in a name? A lot. It sticks with you your entire life and determines whether you'll dread roll call when you're in elementary school or whether everything will be smooth sailing. This is coming from a kid whose last name was Berwager, and I…
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Find More Family Names Over the Holidays

Find More Family Names Over the Holidays | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s December! A month full of gatherings. Particularly family gatherings. This is great news for expectant parents who want to find a family name, but haven’t had any luck with the obv…
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Great ideas for conversation starters with family members.

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Who’s In Your Baby Name Squad?

Who’s In Your Baby Name Squad? | Name News | Scoop.it
Assuming you don t keep your baby name obsession secret, who do you share name ideas with? And how do you collaborate?
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Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, here are a collection of Black heroes for your naming inspiration! My favorites are Booker, Crispus, and Solomon.
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Baby Names Inspired by Indian Freedom Fighters

Baby Names Inspired by Indian Freedom Fighters | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby boy and girl names inspired by freedom fighters. Here's a list of some of Indian freedom fighters to name your baby after them. You must read.
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12 unusual places to find baby name inspiration

12 unusual places to find baby name inspiration | Name News | Scoop.it
If you’re anything like me, you’ll find it quite overwhelming to sit down with a baby names book and try to find the right name. What do you do, read it from cover to cover? Flick through and hope it jumps out at you? Leave it on the bedside table for when you can’t sleep?

There are other places to find baby names, of course, and …
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