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Cliff Dwelling: Well-named Family

Samuel married and came with his wife and children to Utah: Luacine, Leonore, Lisadore, Parley, and Eliza.
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A Smattering of Mormon Baby Names

A Smattering of Mormon Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Jessie Jensen published her annual Mormon baby names post a few weeks ago. Some highlights:
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Mormons name their kids the darnedest things: Born in 2015 edition

Mormons name their kids the darnedest things: Born in 2015 edition | Name News | Scoop.it
On Monday my mom mailed me a Much Anticipated Envelope. It contained the “Born in 2015” insert from her local newspaper, the Post Register. This annual publication announces the births …
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Thanks to Nancy for bring this to our attention! I shall look out for next year's.

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Mormon Baby Names: Traditions and trends

Mormon Baby Names: Traditions and trends | Name News | Scoop.it
Whether you like these names or think they’re preposterous, they’re a part of Mormon culture. I might roll my eyes every time a cousin posts info about her new baby on Facebook (“Rope??? They named their baby Rope?! I know they like Rodeo, but come on!”) but it’s part of my cultural identity.
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A concise, interesting read - and a great illustration of why we shouldn't knock names without knowing about their context.

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