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Extravagant Boy Names Stand Out

Extravagant Boy Names Stand Out | Name News | Scoop.it

Extravagant boy names and where to find them! A treasure trove of stand-out choices for bold baby namers and those looking for a dramatic name for a character or pet.

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Names Like Alexandra: Isadora, Veronica, Julia

Names Like Alexandra: Isadora, Veronica, Julia | Name News | Scoop.it
These names like Alexandra share all the drama and history of the original, but offer something slightly different, too.
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Name Help: Something like Nicoletta or Alexandrina

Name Help: Something like Nicoletta or Alexandrina | Name News | Scoop.it
She loves long, elaborate girl names like Alexandrina and Nicoletta. But nothing sounds right for Sebastian Elijah's new sister.
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Name Help: Long and Lyrical Girl Names

Name Help: Long and Lyrical Girl Names | Name News | Scoop.it
They're looking for long, lyrical, and nickname-resistant girl names to go with brother Sebastian, plus sisters Victoria + Aurelia. #namehelp
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Duana Names: All of the Angst About “A”

Duana Names: All of the Angst About “A” | Name News | Scoop.it
I do love a name full of vowels and am particularly drawn to the “A” names.
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UK Birth Announcements 3/8/20-9/8/20

UK Birth Announcements 3/8/20-9/8/20 | Name News | Scoop.it
Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending i
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Fascinating long and multicultural names this week!

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Baby Name Battle: Cornelia vs. Ophelia

I’ve been looking for some new article ideas lately, and this one, submitted by a loyal reader, caught my eye. Essentially, a baby name battle consists of two names similar in sound or style going head to head for the title of the better name. Today, I chose two names ending in -elia for the first baby name battle, but
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Four-Syllable Baby Names Hot Right Now

Four-Syllable Baby Names Hot Right Now | Name News | Scoop.it
Four syllable baby names are very versatile and perfect for shorter surnames. Check out our picks for 80 of the coolest four syllable names right now!
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Valentim vs Benjamim

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Valentim vs Benjamim | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Benjamim e Valentim.
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Constança ou Penélope?

Nomes e mais Nomes: Constança ou Penélope? | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Constança e Penélope.
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Dramatic Heroine Names for Girls Rise Up!

Dramatic Heroine Names for Girls Rise Up! | Name News | Scoop.it
Dramatic heroine names are big, bold and beautiful – and they're on the rise! We've rounded up 100 of the coolest choices, with the best badass namesakes.
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The Children of Princess Mathilde of Bavaria

The Children of Princess Mathilde of Bavaria | Name News | Scoop.it
Princess Mathilde of Bavaria Princess Mathilde of Bavaria was born Mathilde Marie Theresia Henriette Christine Luitpolda to Ludwig II
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Quintuple syllables

From the short and sweet to the long and flowery, here are some names with five syllables. Unsurprisingly, a great many of them are Italian. Female: Adorabella Alexandria, Alexandrina Anastasia, Anastasiya, Anastazia Annunziata, Annunciata Artemisia Aureliana Bartolomea Bonaventura (means "good fortune" in Italian) Candelaria Capitolina, Kapitolina Cassiopeia Desideria Diamantina Dionisia Eleftheria Eleonora Elisabeta, Elisabetta, Elizabeta…
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Fanciful Girl Names Go Over-the-Top

Fanciful Girl Names Go Over-the-Top | Name News | Scoop.it

Fanciful girl names are long, feminine, and on the rise. We look at the top elaborate names for girls, as well as over-the-top choices that nobody is using.


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Baby name consultation: Long and feminine plus nickname for baby girl due before Christmas

Baby name consultation: Long and feminine plus nickname for baby girl due before Christmas | Name News | Scoop.it
Genie is a longtime Sancta Nomina reader, and I've had the privilege of doing two previous consultations for her (here, here) and posting two birth announcements (here, here)! I'm excited to post a new consultation for her for her baby girl due in less than three weeks! This baby girl joins big siblings: Malachi Benedict…
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Names That Grow With Your Child

Names That Grow With Your Child | Name News | Scoop.it
When you are handed the birth certificate and a newborn bundle of joy, it may seem like what you must do is name the small, adorable little baby that you’re holding in your arms. But despite this being outwardly true, you don’t only name that tiny infant when you sign the certificate. When you as a parent name your bab
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Long Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide

Long Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide | Name News | Scoop.it
Long baby names are the perfect match for shorter surnames, and come packed with nickname potential. See our favorite elaborate picks for boys and girls!
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The Emergence of Makeba –

The Emergence of Makeba – | Name News | Scoop.it
Miriam Makeba The baby name Makeba started appearing in the U.S. baby name data in the early 1960s: 1966: 8 baby girls named Makeba1965: unlisted1964: 5 baby girls named Makeba1963: 5 baby girls na…
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Sextuple and septuple syllables

Though most people with very long names tend to use nicknames, there's great poetry and beauty in a name with many syllables. Names with six or seven syllables aren't encountered very often, but they do exist. Most of the ones I found are Hawaiian and Greek, with a few Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese names. This…
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Names Fit for a Grande Dame

Names Fit for a Grande Dame | Name News | Scoop.it
To heck with restraint. Today, we're looking for female names that demand 100% of the spotlight—and 100% of your respect.
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Name Help: Long Girl Names

Name Help: Long Girl Names | Name News | Scoop.it
They're looking for long girl names to balance their short surname - but nothing too frilly please! What works with siblings Oliver and Penelope?
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Best of... Grandmillennial Style Baby Names

Best of... Grandmillennial Style Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
If you’re a grandmillennial in need of a baby name, embrace your inner granny with our list of grandmillennial style baby names!
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Ai se eu pudesse escolher Georgiana... = If only I could choose Georgiana

Nomes e mais Nomes: Ai se eu pudesse escolher Georgiana... = If only I could choose Georgiana | Name News | Scoop.it
O blog dos nomes portugueses de A a Z. Nomes portugueses e Nomes brasileiros. Significados. Nomes antigos e modernos, rankings, debates!
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Duana Names: Embrace The Clonk

Duana Names: Embrace The Clonk | Name News | Scoop.it
I called it ‘Clonk’ up in the title because what you want is a name that arrives, and says “Yeah, this is me, get used to it.”  It’s proud of its offbeatness, and that’s what makes it beautiful
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