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Parents crowdsource baby names on chalkboard outside Toronto bar

Parents crowdsource baby names on chalkboard outside Toronto bar | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple also has an 18-month daughter named Mick after Mick Jagger.

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Jade And Tanner Tolbert Are Using A Unique Method To Name Baby #3

Jade And Tanner Tolbert Are Using A Unique Method To Name Baby #3 | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple share two children together: a daughter, Emerson “Emmy” Avery, and a son, Brooks Easton. In July, they announced that their third child would be another boy!

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Unique Baby Names in the News

Unique Baby Names in the News | Name News | Scoop.it
In the name news this week everything from top Swiss baby names to getting Grandma's approval.
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Choosing Baby's Last Name... and More of This Week's Name News

Choosing Baby's Last Name... and More of This Week's Name News | Name News | Scoop.it
We talk a lot about first names around here, but this week the Washington Post published an article that puts baby’s last name in the spotlight. The piece discusses an expectant couple’s decision to give their baby the mother’s last name. As you’d expect, the story is mostly about the complications with working against a …
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'Bachelor' Star Jade Roper Created a Baby Name Bracket | What to Expect

'Bachelor' Star Jade Roper Created a Baby Name Bracket | What to Expect | Name News | Scoop.it
Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert are using a baby name bracket to help them find the perfect name for their baby boy due in August. Learn more here.
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How to Pick a Baby Name: Future Perfect Will Do it For You

How to Pick a Baby Name: Future Perfect Will Do it For You | Name News | Scoop.it
Need a fun and unexpected baby shower gift? Future Perfect's got you covered.
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If anyone's reading this thinking of using their services, read this first for alternative people who have a proven, public track record of advice - some for free:

http://www.nancy.cc/2016/05/17/baby-name-consultant/

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Why NBA player Nick Young shouldn’t let Twitter name his baby

Why NBA player Nick Young shouldn’t let Twitter name his baby | Name News | Scoop.it
When you ask the internet to name things, you risk getting subs called Boaty McBoatface.
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Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain actor Saumya Tandon names son following fans suggestions, calls him Miraan | tv | Hindustan Times

Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain actor Saumya Tandon names son following fans suggestions, calls him Miraan | tv | Hindustan Times | Name News | Scoop.it
TV actor Saumya Tandon was recently blessed with a baby boy and has now decided to call her son, Miran Tandon Singh. Here’s how she decided on the name.
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Welcome, Miraan!

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Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain actress Saumya Tandon asks fans to name her baby boy on social media with his new photo - see post | Entertainment News

Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain actress Saumya Tandon asks fans to name her baby boy on social media with his new photo - see post | Entertainment News | Name News | Scoop.it
Need your help. If I choose your name, My little prince will send you a gift Hint hint: name should be unique, small and should have a great meaning.
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Baby-naming trends reveal ongoing quest for individuality

Baby-naming trends reveal ongoing quest for individuality | Name News | Scoop.it
Experts found that the use of hyphens and variant spelling to make existing names distinct - such as Amelia-Rose, and Rebekah instead of Rebecca - had increased substantially in recent years. This demonstrates society’s shifting desire for recognisable, but rare, names they suggest.

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I mean...this is what we already thought, right? But good to have it confirmed with data.

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KFC will pay $11,000 to first baby named Harland born on Sept. 9

KFC will pay $11,000 to first baby named Harland born on Sept. 9 | Name News | Scoop.it
If you have a baby on Sept. 9, Kentucky Fried Chicken might just give you $11,000.

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To Decide Baby's Name, Maharashtra Couple Organize Voting

To Decide Baby's Name, Maharashtra Couple Organize Voting | Name News | Scoop.it
A couple in Maharashtra decided to name their baby boy in a unique way. They held an election on June 15, complete with election banners and ballot boxes to decide upon a name.
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Minnesota Vikings Everson Griffen decides on name for baby boy

Minnesota Vikings Everson Griffen decides on name for baby boy | Name News | Scoop.it
Vikings DE makes up his mind after posing question on Thanksgiving
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Baby Names at

Baby Names at | Name News | Scoop.it
Jade and Tanner had a unique process for naming their third child. They enlisted the help of their followers and used a bracket-style method to narrow down which names to use.

Reed joins the family with two older siblings, a sister named Emerson “Emmy” Avery, 3, and a brother named Brooks Easton, 1.
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Welcome, Reed!

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I Let My Partner Pick My Baby's Name and Never Looked Back

I Let My Partner Pick My Baby's Name and Never Looked Back | Name News | Scoop.it
Pregnant women and mothers have to do so much already that, when it came time to pick my baby's name, I let my partner do it without any input from me.
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Wow! It's like "Don't Tell the Bride" with baby names. I sort of like this idea... but I don't think I could bear to let go of the naming decision.

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Trent Cotchin and wife Brooke welcome a son Parker - Kidspot

Trent Cotchin and wife Brooke welcome a son Parker - Kidspot | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple were put off their first name choice after they started telling family members.
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Welcome, Parker Foxx!

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Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Are Really Letting Bachelor Nation Help Pick Their Baby's Name | E! News

Break out the champagne, because we have a name! Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert christened their baby boy Brooks Easton Tolbert.
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Welcome, Brooks!

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Diamond asks fans to suggest a name for his unborn baby

Diamond asks fans to suggest a name for his unborn baby | Name News | Scoop.it
Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz asked his fans to help him get a good name for his unborn baby boy. Through a message on his Instagram account on Tuesday, the bongo star requested hi
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MTA Varsity Lions Win Tier II Sarachek Championship; Earn Right to Name Coach’s Baby

MTA Varsity Lions Win Tier II Sarachek Championship; Earn Right to Name Coach’s Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
Coach Weissberg even offered a great incentive to encourage the team to play their best—if they went undefeated, they would be able to pick his baby’s name.
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Special Name: Meet the teen who has named 600,000 Chinese babies

Special Name: Meet the teen who has named 600,000 Chinese babies | Name News | Scoop.it
When Beau Jessup came up with an idea to help Chinese families name their babies, even she thought it was a bit far-fetched.
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An update on this business. Still going strong!

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Macaulay Culkin's new middle name: Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin's new middle name: Macaulay Culkin | Name News | Scoop.it
Macaulay Culkin’s middle name is currently “Carson.” But, starting in 2019, it will be “Macaulay Culkin,” as in Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin.

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Macaulay Culkin Is Legally Changing His Middle Name to Something Silly

Macaulay Culkin Is Legally Changing His Middle Name to Something Silly | Name News | Scoop.it
On Culkin’s new lifestyle website, BunnyEars.com, fans can vote for the name until Dec. 24.
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Is it April fools' day already?

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No One Wanted to Name These Triplets –

No One Wanted to Name These Triplets – | Name News | Scoop.it
So George and Lida took it upon themselves to select names for the babies. They settled on Ralph, Ruth and Ruby.

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The Most Dystopian Marketing Stunt Ever?

The Most Dystopian Marketing Stunt Ever? | Name News | Scoop.it
KFC is promising $11,000 to the first baby named after Colonel Sanders and born on his birthday.
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Guy Asks For Baby Names With 'Go' On FB, Turns Out To Be The Worst Decision Ever!

Guy Asks For Baby Names With 'Go' On FB, Turns Out To Be The Worst Decision Ever! | Name News | Scoop.it
Going by the same policy, a man turned to the internet to find out a name for his baby. Having said that
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I don't get all the Indian references, but suffice to say the internet did not give this man the helpful answer he was hoping for.

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