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'My sister's terrible baby name choice is going to ruin our relationship' - Mirror Online

'My sister's terrible baby name choice is going to ruin our relationship' - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it

A woman has said her pregnant sister is acting disrespectfully after she announced her first choice of baby name, with the family now divided over the contentious matter
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Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update (and photo) on Baby Boy or Girl B@rringt0n, Sibling to William and Edward
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Welcome - and so glad she's doing well - Jane Elisabeth!

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Handling Celebrity Name Theft

Handling Celebrity Name Theft | Name News | Scoop.it
The Name Sage weighs in on a case of celebrity name theft. Should they name their new daughter Lyra, or does Ed Sheeran's announcement change their plans?
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'My sister stole my baby name - and now she's furious with what I called my child' - Mirror Online

'My sister stole my baby name - and now she's furious with what I called my child' - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it
the two cousins have an identical first, middle and last name.
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Mom Is Furious That Her SIL Stole Her Baby Name For Her Cat

Mom Is Furious That Her SIL Stole Her Baby Name For Her Cat | Name News | Scoop.it
One woman started sobbing when she learned that her sister stole her baby name to use for her kitten.
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Woman Names Daughter the Name She Chose Years Ago

Woman Names Daughter the Name She Chose Years Ago | Name News | Scoop.it
She had put a lot of love and thought into picking the best and most meaningful name for the time she gave birth a baby girl, only to see another person steal the name from her, betraying her trust.

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Friends choose same baby name but no one can decide who's right - Liverpool Echo

Friends choose same baby name but no one can decide who's right - Liverpool Echo | Name News | Scoop.it
"She doesn't want to look like she copied me and said I should think of something else"
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Woman causes furious debate after accusing friend of 'stealing' baby name - Liverpool Echo

Woman causes furious debate after accusing friend of 'stealing' baby name - Liverpool Echo | Name News | Scoop.it

People were hugely divided over the issue
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Baby Naming Issue: How Should I Proceed If I Want To Use the Same Name My Friend Used, Which Was Already My Pick Before Her Son Was Born and in Fact She May Have Gotten the Name Idea from Me?

Baby Naming Issue: How Should I Proceed If I Want To Use the Same Name My Friend Used, Which Was Already My Pick Before Her Son Was Born and in Fact She May Have Gotten the Name Idea from Me? | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi Swistle, When I was pregnant with my first child and contemplating names, we decided on a name for a boy that was unique and not popular. I ended up having a girl and love her name. A year after…
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Baby Name Trends: and other news of the week

Baby Name Trends: and other news of the week | Name News | Scoop.it
This week’s name news includes baby name trends, some stunning “sweet spot” starbaby names, the thorny issue of baby name theft, and a celebration of unique baby names of all shapes, sizes and sources.
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Man Names Baby After Late Sister & Sparks Family Feud

Man Names Baby After Late Sister & Sparks Family Feud | Name News | Scoop.it
A new dad is torn after he named his baby after his late sister, upsetting his surviving sister in the process, who thinks she called dibs on it.
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Mommy influencers feud over similar bizarre baby names

Mommy influencers feud over similar bizarre baby names | Name News | Scoop.it
Aussie model and beauty-brand founder Jessica Hart, named her newborn daughter “Baby” two years after blogging friend Sasha Benz named her little girl “Baybi.” 
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Sunday Summary: No Repeats Rule

Sunday Summary: No Repeats Rule | Name News | Scoop.it
Do you have a no-repeats rule? How narrow (or broad) is it? Also talking names from England, sci fi series, and a hopeful choice for a panda.
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How Not to Steal a Baby Name

How Not to Steal a Baby Name | Name News | Scoop.it

Two sisters, one favorite name for a daughter! The Name Sage talks about avoiding name theft in families. Plus, we’ll explore the positives of knowing your niece has a great name – even if it takes an option off your list.


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Mom Is Furious That Her SIL Stole Her Baby Name For Her Cat

Mom Is Furious That Her SIL Stole Her Baby Name For Her Cat | Name News | Scoop.it
One woman started sobbing when she learned that her sister stole her baby name to use for her kitten.
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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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Name Help: Same-Named Cousins

Name Help: Same-Named Cousins | Name News | Scoop.it
Their girl name has always been Hattie. Except a family member named her daughter Harriet. Is it off the table for them? #namehelp
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Wife Refuses to Allow Husband's BFF to Name Their Baby After Him

Wife Refuses to Allow Husband's BFF to Name Their Baby After Him | Name News | Scoop.it
A woman admitted she refused to allow her husband's friend to name his baby after her husband because she might want to use the name one day.
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Baby names: 'I feel like she's taking away the 'special-ness' of her name' - Kidspot

Baby names: 'I feel like she's taking away the 'special-ness' of her name' - Kidspot | Name News | Scoop.it
Can you ever really own a baby name? Even if it's really rare?
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Woman Says Twin's Adopted Daughter Has Same Name as Daughter

Woman Says Twin's Adopted Daughter Has Same Name as Daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
One mom-to-be on Reddit is furious after finding out her twin wants to adopt a 5-year-old with the same baby name as her soon-to-be daughter.
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New Mom Gives Baby Same Name her Sister-in-Law Gave Her Lost Child

New Mom Gives Baby Same Name her Sister-in-Law Gave Her Lost Child | Name News | Scoop.it
They were pregnant at the same time, didn't discuss baby names, and the name she picked (and went with!) was the same name her sister-in-law had planned to give her child who didn't survive.
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Are These Stars Guilty of Namenapping?

Are These Stars Guilty of Namenapping? | Name News | Scoop.it
Last month, Lauren Conrad named her son Charlie Wolf—the same name as Zooey Deschanel’s son born two years earlier. There are no hard feelings between the two, with Deschanel telling US Weekly, “That was so weird, right? I don’t think she knew it.” Conrad, in her statement to the magazine, said, “It sounds like I’m …
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Duana Names: Is This Name Actionable?

Duana Names: Is This Name Actionable? | Name News | Scoop.it
I am still kind of struggling with the idea that I "stole" Caroline. I think it sounds fairly different from Charlotte and that it would be fine for two cousins to have these names.
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