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ESPN Announcers Apologize to Patrick Mahomes' Mom for Using Nickname

ESPN Announcers Apologize to Patrick Mahomes' Mom for Using Nickname | Name News | Scoop.it
ESPN analyst Louis Riddick apologized during Monday Night Football for referring to Patrick Mahomes as "Pat"
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I love this! Found just now via Abby.

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Is There Any Hope for the Names of the '40s and '50s?

Is There Any Hope for the Names of the '40s and '50s? | Name News | Scoop.it
Mid-century names are a fashion blind spot we don't even think about. Are any of them ready for a comeback?
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'I called my daughter Triptych and laugh at mean comments about her name' - Mirror Online

'I called my daughter Triptych and laugh at mean comments about her name' - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it
Mum, Olivia von Halle, has admitted she loves that her children's unique names give people online so much entertainment and claims their mean comments leave her in stitches
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Tips for Making Nicknames Stick

Tips for Making Nicknames Stick | Name News | Scoop.it
Thinking about making nicknames stick? These six tips will help even the most unconventional choices feel natural.
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Naomi Osaka apologizes, explains viral 'Jennifer' remark to Brady

Naomi Osaka apologizes, explains viral 'Jennifer' remark to Brady | Name News | Scoop.it
Naomi Osaka said she misheard Jennifer Brady which lead to the awkward moment
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Anouk –

Anouk – | Name News | Scoop.it
A stylish and quirky name of obscure origin, made famous by a French movie star. Some names, such as Alexander and Helena, have been in continual use since ancient names, while others are much more modern in origin. One such modern name is Anouk. The most famous Anouk, who is largely responsible for the name's…
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Die beliebtesten Namchen

Die beliebtesten Namchen | Name News | Scoop.it
Das sind die häufigsten Vornamen mit der Endung -chen: Gretchen Jochen Lenchen Lieschen Finchen Julchen Kathrinchen Lottchen Lupinchen Mariechen Paulchen ... WeiterlesenDie beliebtesten Namchen
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Best Nicknames in the World: This is the Definitive Guide.

Best Nicknames in the World: This is the Definitive Guide. | Name News | Scoop.it
This post and its comments are a treasure trove of the very best nicknames you'll ever find. Long, short and everything in between. Get ready to take notes.
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Name Help: A Brother for Bertram

Name Help: A Brother for Bertram | Name News | Scoop.it
Elizabeth is expecting her second baby -- a brother for son Bertram "Bertie". Elizabeth writes: "I was utterly convinced that this time we were having a girl, to the point where I have only made a list of girls names and since having a scan and finding out we'r
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The Names that Do—and Don't—Hold Power in Washington

The Names that Do—and Don't—Hold Power in Washington | Name News | Scoop.it
The Brady Bunch? In. Dave and Jen? Out. Oh, and women? Yeah, they're still out too.
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14 Nicknames For Persephone

14 Nicknames For Persephone | Name News | Scoop.it
Persephone is indeed a very unique and beautiful name. If you're considering giving this name to your daughter, here are some nickname ideas for you to choose from.
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Patron Saint of nicknames? (!)

Patron Saint of nicknames? (!) | Name News | Scoop.it
A reader sent me the following amazing email: "I just finished reading a biography on St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and it turns out she comes from a family of nicknamers: 'Catherine was a peaceful baby and like all the Seton children instantly received several nicknames.'It wasn't so much Elizabeth's family that gave nicknames, but her…
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Mystery Monday: Yuwage

Mystery Monday: Yuwage | Name News | Scoop.it
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn't yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name's origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples of its use, etc., please share them in the comments! If you wish…
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Baby Girl Instiss, Sister to Laura Tilson “Tilly” and Louisa Susan “Lulu”

Baby Girl Instiss, Sister to Laura Tilson “Tilly” and Louisa Susan “Lulu” | Name News | Scoop.it
Still: my top favorite by far is Frances Bernice, called Bea. If it were my job to assign names to babies, that is the name I would assign to this one, and I would do it with decisive confidence.

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Nickname Baby Names are Cuter, More Modern, and More Stylish for Girls // RAQUEL CRUZ

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Formal Names for Nell: Helena, Penelope, Eleanor

Formal Names for Nell: Helena, Penelope, Eleanor | Name News | Scoop.it
Compact and vintage Nell makes a lovely + unexpected choice. And if you'd prefer a more formal name, dozens of options abound.
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Baby Girl Paddle, Sister to Theodosia (Teddy) and Philippa (Pip/Pippa)

Baby Girl Paddle, Sister to Theodosia (Teddy) and Philippa (Pip/Pippa) | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi Swistle, I’ve been an avid reader of your blog for years and am so excited to finally be submitting my own question. You and your readers always have great and decisive opinions that seem …
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Nurse's mind blown as mum tells her she's been pronouncing the name Liam 'wrong' - Mirror Online

Nurse's mind blown as mum tells her she's been pronouncing the name Liam 'wrong' - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it

A nurse has recounted the time she called out for a patient named Liam in the waiting room only to get a shock when his mum told her she'd been saying his name incorrectly
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It's not Happy St. Patty's Day, but St. Paddy's Day. Here's why

It's not Happy St. Patty's Day, but St. Paddy's Day. Here's why | Name News | Scoop.it
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no vibrant, green parades, group celebrations, or religious coming-togethers for a second year in a row in Ireland today.
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Found via Sancta Nomina :)

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Name Help: A Brother for Bea

Name Help: A Brother for Bea | Name News | Scoop.it
They're looking for a formal name and an approachable nickname for a brother for Beatrix "Bea" Rose. Time for #namehelp!
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Baby Name Bram: Brisk and Romantic

Baby Name Bram: Brisk and Romantic | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Bram combines a European sensibility and romantic vibe with a brisk, bold sound that fits in with favorites like Max and Finn.
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Duana Names: Man vs. Infant – You Win!

I transitioned 4 years ago and I'm STILL going by a half-assed nickname of my birth name.

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Baby name consultation: Formal names for the nickname Sonny

Baby name consultation: Formal names for the nickname Sonny | Name News | Scoop.it
A reader wrote to me asking: "I really love the name Sonny. But! I’ve yet to find a formal name I like that could be the official name... and now I’m wondering if I even need that? Especially if I can find a good spiritual connection to the name... apart from the obvious “son.” lol is…
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Baby name consultation: Help name Twin no. 2!

Baby name consultation: Help name Twin no. 2! | Name News | Scoop.it
One of our longtime readers and her family have been devastated by the recent theft of the means of her husband's livelihood -- many high-end instruments and specialized equipment that he takes with him from his job as a music teacher at a Catholic school to other venues in which he helps provide for his…
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