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“Beauty of the Week” Baby Name: Tchanavian –

“Beauty of the Week” Baby Name: Tchanavian – | Name News | Scoop.it
© 1986 Jet The unusual name Tchanavian was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data in 1986: 1988: unlisted1987: unlisted1986: 5 baby girls named Tchanavian [debut]1985: unlisted1984: unlisted W…
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The Naming of Eustace Tilley –

The Naming of Eustace Tilley – | Name News | Scoop.it
The very first issue of New Yorker magazine came out in early 1925. On the cover was a drawing of a top-hatted dandy pering at a butterfly through a monocle. He was created by the magazine’s …
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OHbaby 2015 entrants in a baby competition New Zealand

These are from a NZ parenting magazine where parents post photos of their child to win prizes and appear as the cover star- I always love to look at the names. Typically the children are under thre...
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Wowzers, this is a super list.  Includes Priaulx, Taika, Elky, Dior, and more.

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Once Upon a Time Baby Names: Mirabella

Once Upon a Time Baby Names: Mirabella | Name News | Scoop.it

"Mirabella, along with Mirabelle, Mirabel, and Mirabeau, comes from the Latin root word mirabilis. The meaning of these names is "wonderful." "

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I'm very much enjoying this series on Once Upon a Time.  I hope the friend chooses something suitably lovely for her daughter.

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You Really Named Your Baby That?

You Really Named Your Baby That? | Name News | Scoop.it

"The top names in Canada for 2013 this year are Emma and Carter, according to Canadian Living Magazine."

 

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Welcome to Visitors from Pregnancy & Newborn and Matilda Magazines - Appellation Mountain

Welcome to Visitors from Pregnancy & Newborn and Matilda Magazines - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
Are you new around here? Appellation Mountain has recently been featured in the debut issue of Matilda Magazine, an online magazine all about names.  Better still, there’s content between editions on the Matilda Magazine blog!
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Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine | Name News | Scoop.it
If you would like to read me on a paper page for a change, you can get your hands on a copy of the November issue of Pregnancy & Newborn: there's baby name talk just inside the back cover, and ...
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Baby Name Pondering: Matilda Magazine is here!

Baby Name Pondering: Matilda Magazine is here! | Name News | Scoop.it

" If you haven't checked it out yet, make sure you stop by Matilda Mag. What is Matilda Mag you ask? It's the first ever online magazine devoted solely to baby names."

 

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Certainly one of the highlights of November 2012.

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Name Trends in Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine | You Can’t Call It “It”!

Name Trends in Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine | You Can’t Call It “It”! | Name News | Scoop.it
You know what’s not fun?  Awakening to find your baby has croup.  But you know what IS fun?  Going to the doctor and discovering FOUR copies of Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, complete with an article and picture of yourself. - See more at: http://www.youcantcallitit.com/2012/11/09/name-trends-in-pregnancy-newborn-magazine/#sthash.C8Fx8QkL.dpuf
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Names in 'Girl Talk'

Names in 'Girl Talk' | Name News | Scoop.it
Does anyone remember Girl Talk?  It's a British magazine aimed at girls aged (I'd guess) 8-11, and I read it avidly in the late 1990s.  Apparently it's still going. As well as reading it, I also us...
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Here's one from me!  I don't usually blog about names (or much else, for that matter), but was inspired by finding some of my childhood name-lists.  This one was all the girls' and women's names in a magazine I used to read.

 

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Matilda Magazine Winter 2013

The first and only magazine dedicated to baby names. Check it out.
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Read all about it!  The second issue of Matilda is out, and I'm about to read it.

 

PS Isn't it groovy how you can read the magazine (albeit in miniature) here on Scoop.it?  I never knew it did that..!

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“Beauty of the Week” Baby Name: Meyosha –

“Beauty of the Week” Baby Name: Meyosha – | Name News | Scoop.it
© 1985 Jet The name Meyosha was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data in 1985: 1987: unlisted1986: unlisted1985: 8 baby girls named Meyosha [debut]1984: unlisted1983: unlisted What gave the n…
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Check out Radiant Mercy magazine!

Check out Radiant Mercy magazine! | Name News | Scoop.it
Do any of you subscribe to the lovely Radiant Magazine? If so, you'll find me in the current issue! There are other wonderful articles in there as well, but one of my favorites is about Sr. Faustina Maria Pia, a Sister of Life who's also a twin -- you'll have to read to see what her…
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How accurate are Cosmopolitans baby name predictions? Part 1.

How accurate are Cosmopolitans baby name predictions? Part 1. | Name News | Scoop.it
On Sunday Cosmopolitan's snapchat included a list of names they saw rising this year and as a name nerd I felt the need to see just how true their predictions are: Biblical Names: Hezekiah: Since r...
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Ebony Magazine’s Influence on Baby Names - Nancy's Baby Names

Ebony Magazine’s Influence on Baby Names - Nancy's Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are five names that have been given a boost on the baby name charts, thanks to Ebony magazine.
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Baby Names from Yesteryear: The Gentleman's Magazine Names 1857-1858

Baby Names from Yesteryear: The Gentleman's Magazine Names 1857-1858 | Name News | Scoop.it

" I'd thought I had finished all my Gentleman's Magazine Names, but no! There are still a few more tucked away from way back when which I haven't touched. So here they are. The names of ladies and misses married between 1857 and 1858.  "

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Fans of Clemence will be pleased to see one here.  I'm also loving the clunky beauties, like Frederica, Dymphna, and Wilhelmina.

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Ren's Baby Name Blog: Exciting Update!

Ren's Baby Name Blog: Exciting Update! | Name News | Scoop.it

"Hey guys! So I already put a baby name post up for today but in the last couple of days I have had things that I need to update on. I thought it would be best to do it all in one post."

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Sunday Summary: 11/4/12 - Appellation Mountain

Sunday Summary: 11/4/12 - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
Hello, Sunday!  It is sunny and glorious here in Washington DC – a far cry from last week’s ominous skies and drenching rain.
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NameFreak!: Matilda Magazine

NameFreak!: Matilda Magazine | Name News | Scoop.it

" Announcing a new arrival! Last month, the first online magazine dedicated to baby names was born. Welcome to the world, Matilda Magazine!"

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Matilda Plum (Friday Favorites)

Matilda Plum (Friday Favorites) | Name News | Scoop.it
Check out my favorite finds for the week over at Matilda.  Matilda Plum    
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Article in New Issue of Matilda Magazine

Article in New Issue  of Matilda Magazine | Name News | Scoop.it
Kate and Sarah have a new issue of Matilda magazine out. They are having a few problems with their website at present, but the second issue of Matilda looks great. There's sage advice from Abby at ...
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Anna's article is great, another reason to look at the latest 'Matilda'.

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NameFreak!: In Print!

NameFreak!: In Print! | Name News | Scoop.it
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Another mention for the latest issue of 'Matilda', by the author of an interesting feature about names in Jane Austen's novels.

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Baby Name Pondering: Good Things Are Happening

Baby Name Pondering: Good Things Are Happening | Name News | Scoop.it
Good Things Happening at Baby Name Pondering
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Congratulations, Blue Juniper - on the article, the list mention, and the nomination.  Now let's all go and read 'Matilda'!

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