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Name Sage: Matching Sibling Names ... or Not?

Name Sage: Matching Sibling Names ... or Not? | Name News | Scoop.it

They love ancient Roman names, and chose Aurelia for their daughter. But now it’s time to name her sibling, and they’re at a crossroads. Do they stick with Latin-inspired
names from way back when … or embrace some of their more modern favorites?

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Sound-alike sibling names

While probably everyone has had at least one "It sounded like a good idea at the time" misfire, giving siblings very similar names shouldn't be one of those things that only seems wrong after the fact. With so many lovely names to choose from, there's no reason to not think it through in advance. I've…
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5 times the name matched the club as Everton are linked with a move for Everton

5 times the name matched the club as Everton are linked with a move for Everton | Name News | Scoop.it
Everton are reportedly interested in signing their namesake, Gremio and Brazil striker Everton Soares.

Here, the PA news agency unearths five more highly appropriate match-ups from football’s recent history.

Wolfgang Wolf (Wolfsburg)
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What people really think about sibling names that start with the same letter | Stuff.co.nz

What people really think about sibling names that start with the same letter | Stuff.co.nz | Name News | Scoop.it
No-one wants to look like they're trying to be the next Kardshians/Jenners.
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Baby Girl or Boy Rush-with-a-P, Sibling to Jerry: If Boy, Can He Be Tom?

Baby Girl or Boy Rush-with-a-P, Sibling to Jerry: If Boy, Can He Be Tom? | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi Swistle – I’m a long-time reader and a name nerd for as long as I can remember. I’m due in early April. We don’t know the sex, but we already have a girl name picked out …
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Baby Naming Issue: Should We Avoid Giving Siblings Similar Middle Names?

Baby Naming Issue: Should We Avoid Giving Siblings Similar Middle Names? | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi there! We are expecting a baby boy in April. We’ve decided on the first name Miles, and our last name is Cline with a K. We also have a daughter named Parker. Our struggle is with middle names: …
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Duana Names: What Dreams May Come Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: What Dreams May Come Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
Last night I dreamed I was introducing my baby as Julian.
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To P or Not to P (Is the Baby Name Question) | Ask The Name Lady

All of my kids' names start with P. Should I change it for this one?
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Is This Baby Name Too Like Tallulah? | Ask The Name Lady

We have a 15-month-old daughter named Tallulah. We recently fell in love with the name Ayla. I worry it is too similar to Tallulah, especially as they will be so close in age. What do you think?
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Baby Naming Issue: Are Brielle and Elleanna Too Similar?

Baby Naming Issue: Are Brielle and Elleanna Too Similar? | Name News | Scoop.it
Hello Swistle! I’m hoping you’ll be able to help us make a decision about our name. I feel like we were pretty sure but now are feeling hesitant. Our last name is a combination of Mc and the big wh…
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Is This Baby Name Too Tongue-Twisting? | Ask The Name Lady

I love the name Clark. But my husband is worried because of our last name, Markley.
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Damian Lillard Welcomes Twins Kali and Kalii

Damian Lillard Welcomes Twins Kali and Kalii | Name News | Scoop.it
Damian Lillard and fiancée Kay'La Hanson welcomed twins on Thursday, son Kalii Laheem Lillard and daughter Kali Emma Lee Lillard. The 30-year-old Portland Trail Blazers star also shares 2½-year-old son Damian Jr. with Hanson.

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Welcome, Kalii and Kali!

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Jamie Otis, Doug Hehner Changed Their Newborn Son's Name

Jamie Otis, Doug Hehner Changed Their Newborn Son's Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Instead, the pair changed their son's name to Hendrix Douglas after the newly minted parents of two, who also share daughter Henley Grace, 2, met their son for the first time.

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Welcome, Hendrix! So the siblings' names are Henley Hehner and Hendrix Hehner?

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Duana Names: Sign on the Dotted-Line Deadline

Should I let Astrid go and move to another contender?
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Duana Names: Does This Name Make Me Narcissa?  

Duana Names: Does This Name Make Me Narcissa?   | Name News | Scoop.it
I'm struggling with the idea that some of my top picks for girls will be too matchy-matchy with my own name. 
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Duana Names: The Letter of the Law|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: The Letter of the Law|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
Marvin and Melissa. At the time of naming my daughter, I had thought I was done with having babies so the matchiness of the names were fine to me. They were a set
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Oy with all the girl names already!

Oy with all the girl names already! | Name News | Scoop.it
The Gilmore Girls left us with more than one mystery. Plus Duncan, substitutes for Henry, and how to match a sibset, should be so inclined ...
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George Foreman's 10 Kids: Why He Named All of His Sons 'George'

George Foreman's 10 Kids: Why He Named All of His Sons 'George' | Name News | Scoop.it
“I named all my sons George Edward Foreman so they would always have something in commonthis link opens in a new tab,” Foreman wrote on his website. “I say to them, ‘If one of us goes up, then we all go up together. And if one goes down, we all go down together!’ “
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Unsolicited Celebrity Baby-Name Advice: Chip and Joanna Gaines Edition

Unsolicited Celebrity Baby-Name Advice: Chip and Joanna Gaines Edition | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi Swistle, I don’t need to ask for any personal name advice, but was wondering what advice you would give to Chip and Joanna Gaines, of Fixer Upper fame. Their kids’ names follow a str…
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Baby name consultation: B/g twins need complementary but not matchy names!

Baby name consultation: B/g twins need complementary but not matchy names! | Name News | Scoop.it
Ryan and Maggie are expecting twins -- a boy and a girl! They join big brother: Jay Anthony Which I love for its masculine simplicity. Nice job! Ryan writes, "So I’m not sure we have a style when it coming to names yet ... maybe our style will become ‘Saintly Simplistic’ :) Our first son…
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As well as specific suggestions for this family, this post has good general advice on what makes twin names hit the spot.

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The Case of Joanna Gaines and the Matching Names

The Case of Joanna Gaines and the Matching Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Fixer Upper reality tv stars Joanna and Chip Gaines are facing this point, times two. They have two boys and two girls: Drake and Duke, Ella Rose and Emmie Kay.
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Sollte Noras Bruder Aron heißen? = Should Nora's brother be called Aron?

Sollte Noras Bruder Aron heißen? = Should Nora's brother be called Aron? | Name News | Scoop.it
In letzter Zeit sind mir geballt einige Sprachspielereien im Zusammenhang mit Namenssuchen aufgefallen. Da ist zum Beispiel die Schwangere, die einen Namen für
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Cleverly complementary sibling names? Or too matchy? And what would you call potential future siblings? Rona or Roan or Oran, I suppose.

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