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The War-Inspired Name Nasiriyah –

The War-Inspired Name Nasiriyah – | Name News | Scoop.it
The name Nasiriyah was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data in 2003: 2005: unlisted2004: unlisted2003: 15 baby girls named Nasiriyah [debut]2002: unlisted2001: unlisted Where did “Nasi…
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A baby named Trump and admiration for a new U.S. president in northern Iraq

A baby named Trump and admiration for a new U.S. president in northern Iraq | Name News | Scoop.it
Jamil, who doesn’t speak English, couldn’t understand the Republican nominee’s words but said it didn’t matter. The candidate’s forceful cadence told him everything he needed to know.

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The U.S. Babies Named Saddam

The U.S. Babies Named Saddam | Name News | Scoop.it
Saddam Hussein served as the leader of Iraq from the mid-1970s until the early 2000s. In August of 1990, he invaded Kuwait and set off the Persian Gulf War. (Years later, when asked why he invaded …
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Cheering independence vote, Kurd names newborn baby “Referendum”

Cheering independence vote, Kurd names newborn baby “Referendum” | Name News | Scoop.it
A Kurdish citizen gave his newborn baby boy “Referendum”, apparently voicing support for the poll slated for later this month on Kurdistan Region’s
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Iraqi Baby Names, During and After Saddam

Iraqi Baby Names, During and After Saddam | Name News | Scoop.it
One of these displaced Kurdish families included a boy named Awara, which means “refugee.” His older brother said Awara’s name would be changed to Azad, or “freedom,” once it was safe for the family to return to their home village.

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