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What Turned Shalimar into a Baby Name? –

What Turned Shalimar into a Baby Name? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Shalamar, the name of a famous *Pakistani* garden, debuted on the U.S. baby name charts thanks to an American movie about a fictional *Egyptian* princess.
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Le top 10 des prénoms pakistanais = Our top 10 Pakistani names

Le top 10 des prénoms pakistanais = Our top 10 Pakistani names | Name News | Scoop.it
A la recherche d’un prénom d’inspiration pakistanaise pour un petit garçon ou une petite fille ? Découvrez nos dix prénoms préférés !
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Radha 

Shadan

Kumail

Ali

Hamza

Noor  

Sonia

Aryana 

Neha

Malala

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The Beauty of Names: Top Names in Pakistan

The Beauty of Names: Top Names in Pakistan | Name News | Scoop.it

" These are the most popular names for Pakistan."

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Manto vs Mantu: What’s in a name?

Manto vs Mantu: What’s in a name? | Name News | Scoop.it
A look at mainst­ream Urdu names and why some of them have so many differ­ent spelli­ngs and pronun­ciatio­ns
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On the spelling of names in Pakistan.

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Names in the News: Ganesh, Uber, Adira, Estonia

Three recent baby name stories from India:
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Great sources of names: a temple, a taxi, a smoosh, and a rescue team.

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Personal names and identity in Pakistan – The Express Tribune

Personal names and identity in Pakistan – The Express Tribune | Name News | Scoop.it
Names are so import­ant that a human being can lose his or her life only becaus­e of the wrong name in the wrong place.
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An interesting article by a scholar who set out to write the first modern study of names in Pakistan.

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