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The Launch of Leilani –

The Launch of Leilani – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Leilani — which means both “heavenly flowers” and “royal child” in Hawaiian — is very close to entering the U.S. top 100 for the first time. ItR…
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Rock ‘n’ Roll Baby Names Celebrate Legends

Rock ‘n’ Roll Baby Names Celebrate Legends | Name News | Scoop.it

These groovy names pay tribute to classic rock legends, and their songs. From subtle Cecilia to unmistakable Elvis, they’ll get you moving to the beat.


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The Arrival of Rydell –

The Arrival of Rydell – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Rydell first appeared in the U.S. baby name data in 1960: 1963: 10 baby boys named Rydell1962: 11 baby boys named Rydell1961: 11 baby boys named Rydell1960: 17 baby boys named Rydell …
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Ezgi

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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Origin: TurkishMeaning: "song; melody; tune."Gender: femininePronunciation: EZ-ghee The name comes directly from the Turkish word for a song, tune or melody. The name appeard in the Top 100 Most Popular Female names in Turkey between 1989-2011, and peaked at #46 in 1992. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/ezgi50https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Ezgihttps://tureng.com/en/turkish-english/ezgi
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The Start of Cerrone –

The Start of Cerrone – | Name News | Scoop.it
Marc Cerrone in 1977 The interesting name Cerrone appeared in the U.S. baby name data during the late ’70s and the early ’80s — never before, and never since. 1980: 7 baby boys na…
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The Coming of Keely –

The Coming of Keely – | Name News | Scoop.it
At a time when Kelly was bounding up the baby name charts, we see the debut (and quick rise) of the very similar Keely: 1960: 118 baby girls named Keely1959: 119 baby girls named Keely1958: 84 baby…
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 3

Christmas Name Advent - Day 3 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ An integral part of Christmas celebrations. Not only are bells often found as decorations, and feature in many Christmas carols such as Jingle Bells and Silver Bells, their appealing sound is also used to create a distinctly festive atmosphere. The use of bells in wintertime goes back thousand
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Best baby names inspired by 90s music - Kidspot

Best baby names inspired by 90s music - Kidspot | Name News | Scoop.it
How good were the 90s? The decade that brought us grunge, mood rings and chokers has our heart.
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The One-Hit Wonder Trinere –

The One-Hit Wonder Trinere – | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Trinere has appeared a single time in the SSA’s baby name data so far: 1992: unlisted1991: unlisted1990: 5 baby girls named Trinere1989: unlisted1988: unlisted Where did it come…
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The Entrance of Abraxas –

The Entrance of Abraxas – | Name News | Scoop.it
Abraxas (1970) by Santana In August of 1969, Latin rock band Santana played a career-launching set at Woodstock and (a few weeks later) released its debut album, Santana. In September of 1970, the …
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The Entrance of Narada –

The Entrance of Narada – | Name News | Scoop.it
The Hindu name Narada first appeared in the U.S. baby name data in the late ’70s: 1983: 19 baby boys named Narada1982: 18 baby boys named Narada1981: 29 baby boys named Narada1980: 48 baby bo…
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Baby Name Lennon: Modern and Musical

Baby Name Lennon: Modern and Musical | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Lennon has become a twenty-first century staple, a tailored hero name that brings to mind enduring songs.
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The Apex of Aja –

The Apex of Aja – | Name News | Scoop.it
The minimalistic name Aja saw massive jump in usage* in 1978. It was the fastest-rising name of 1978, in fact. 1980: 311 baby girls named Aja [rank: 597th]1979: 362 baby girls named Aja [rank: 526t…
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Name Quotes 92: Jock, Emmeline, Unity –

Name Quotes 92: Jock, Emmeline, Unity – | Name News | Scoop.it
Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac. About the inclusion of the name Emmeline in the Fleetwood Mac song “Seven Wonders” [vid], from the book Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams …
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The Top Baby Names of 2021 Could All Be Taylor Swift Songs

The Top Baby Names of 2021 Could All Be Taylor Swift Songs | Name News | Scoop.it
Nameberry published their predictions for the top trends in baby names for 2021, and we're getting major Taylor Swift vibes from all of them.
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Taylor Hanson Has Welcomed His 7th Child!

Taylor Hanson Has Welcomed His 7th Child! | Name News | Scoop.it
They’ve chosen to name their newest addition Maybellene Alma Joy.
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Welcome, Maybellene!

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Wynton: Jazz-Inspired Baby Name –

Wynton: Jazz-Inspired Baby Name – | Name News | Scoop.it
Wynton Kelly Wynton is a name doubly associated with jazz. First there was jazz pianist Wynton Kelly, born in Jamaica in 1931. He’s best known for being part of Miles Davis’ band starti…
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 12

Christmas Name Advent - Day 12 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ You know it's nearly Christmas when you start hearing all the Christmas Carols. There's nothing quite like them for creating a festive mood. The singing of songs at the Winter Solstice dates back thousands of years. It was only much later that the practice became adopted by Christianity
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The Peak Popularity of Donna –

The Peak Popularity of Donna – | Name News | Scoop.it
From 1955 to 1965, Donna was a top-ten baby name in the United States. But, in 1959, it saw a steep rise in usage that boosted it all the way up to 5th place: 1961: 28,668 baby girls named Donna [r…
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The Introduction of Tynisa –

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The name Tynisa debuted in the SSA baby name data in 1976, but it wasn’t just any old debut — it was the most impressive debut of the year with a whopping 79 baby girls: 1979: 14 baby g…
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The Introduction of Turiya –

The Introduction of Turiya – | Name News | Scoop.it
Illuminations (1974) by Turiya Alice Coltrane and Devadip Carlos Santana The rare name Turiya has appeared in the SSA’s baby name data just twice so far, in 1974 and 1975: 1977: unlisted1976:…
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Name Quotes 88: Booker, Beyoncé, Beatrice –

Name Quotes 88: Booker, Beyoncé, Beatrice – | Name News | Scoop.it
From an interview with Beyoncé’s mother Tina Knowles-Lawson — the youngest of seven siblings — on the podcast In My Head: A lot of people don’t know that Beyoncé is my last …
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Katy Perry stole baby name from Fifi Box after meeting her daughter Daisy in March

Katy Perry stole baby name from Fifi Box after meeting her daughter Daisy in March | Name News | Scoop.it
The evidence is clear: Katy Perry stole her baby name from Fifi Box.
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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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