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Names That Mean “Happy”

Names That Mean “Happy” | Name News | Scoop.it
A name with a solid meaning is always in style. Whether a religious meaning is ideal for your family or one of hope is perfect after a tragedy in your life, meanings are very personal and entirely subjective. But one meaning that is incredibly versatile, one that almost everyone agrees is a wonderful one, is “happy.” That’s why I’ve pulled together some of my favorite names that mean “happy” for your cute little bundle and the happiness and joy that your child will bring. Before we get started,
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75 Baby Names That Mean Fate, Destiny, Luck or Fortune

75 Baby Names That Mean Fate, Destiny, Luck or Fortune | Name News | Scoop.it
Every parent wishes for their child to have good luck, fortune, fate, and destiny. We wish for them to lead a charmed life so why not bestow upon them a name that will set them up for that life.
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100 Best Baby Names 2021

100 Best Baby Names 2021 | Name News | Scoop.it

What are the best baby names for 2021? These are the 100 choices we think have the perfect combination of style, sound and substance right now.


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Name of the Year 2020 –

Name of the Year 2020 – | Name News | Scoop.it
This 'Name of the Year' post is going to be a no-brainer, so let's jump right into this, shall we? Origin: Ancient Greek via Latin Etymology: From Latin corōna, itself Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē), referring to a type of sea-bird (perhaps a shearwater), a crow or anything that is curved or hooked, aside from referring…
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Aroha

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Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com Origin: MaoriMeaning: "love."Gender: femininePronunciation: AH-roh-Hah The name comes directly from the Maori word for love. It appeared one time in New Zealand's Top 100 Female Names in 1982, ranking in at #97. Another form is Te Aroha which means "the love." Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/arohahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aroha
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Morayo

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Photo by Guilherme Almeida on Pexels.com Origin: YorubaMeaning: "I see joy; I found joy."Gender: femininePronunciation: moh-RYE-o The name is composed of the Yoruba words mo (I), rí (see, find) & ayo (joy). Sources https://www.yorubaname.com/entries/Morayo
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Joyful Names Honor Grandma

Joyful Names Honor Grandma | Name News | Scoop.it

They want to honor grandma with their new daughter’s name. Except grandma’s name? Gay. Time to reinvent this family name for the twenty-first century, either by meaning, sound, or some combination of both.


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Baby Name Chance: Lucky and Light

The baby name Chance feels light-hearted and lucky, almost a modern virtue name. Less conventional than Jack or Chase, it's still a safe bet.
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Amahle

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Photo by Kenex Media sa on Pexels.com Origin: ZuluMeaning: "the good ones; the beautiful ones."Gender: unisexPronunciation: (ah-MAH-shey) The name comes directly from the Zulu phrase ama (plural article) & hle (beautiful, good, nice). Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/amahlehttps://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Zulu_given_nameshttps://www.africa.upenn.edu/afl/zulunames.htmhttps://isizulu.net/
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Led, Ledan, Ledar, Ledër, Ledian, Ledion

Led, Ledan, Ledar, Ledër, Ledian, Ledion | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com Origin: AlbanianMeaning: "caress."Gender: masculine The above Albanian masculine names derive from the Albanian word ledhë (caress). Feminine forms include: Ledana, Lediana, Lediona & Ledona. Sources https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Albanian_given_names#Lhttps://www.babynames.ch/Info/Name/naLedionhttps://glosbe.com/sq/en/ledh%C3%AB
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24 Uplifting Jewish Baby Names for These Challenging Times –

24 Uplifting Jewish Baby Names for These Challenging Times – | Name News | Scoop.it
I’ll say it: The past five-plus months have not been easy for any of us. Living through a pandemic for nearly half a year now has brought unforeseen challenges to our health, work, and families. After so much heaviness, we all need a little sweetness and light as we approach the Jewish New Year. Welcoming …
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200+ Baby Names With Great Meanings

200+ Baby Names With Great Meanings | Name News | Scoop.it
Names with great meanings have never been more appealing than they are right now. We've rounded up 200+ of the best baby names meaning love, hope and more!
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Coleen Garcia tells the story behind Baby Amari's name

Coleen Garcia tells the story behind Baby Amari's name | Name News | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview with PEP.ph, Coleen Garcia shared why she and her husband Billy Crawford picked the name Amari for their baby boy.
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From ‘Alma’ to ‘Zuri,’ Parents Are Looking for Positive Baby Names - The New York Times

From ‘Alma’ to ‘Zuri,’ Parents Are Looking for Positive Baby Names - The New York Times | Name News | Scoop.it
They’re searching the heavens, and through family history, for strong monikers in a pandemic.
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45 Names That Mean Passion

45 Names That Mean Passion | Name News | Scoop.it
We all need passion in our lives and our children are no different. So why not start them off on the right foot by giving them a name that means passion, fiery, fierce, or even red. Take a look at our list of names and see if you find one to your liking.
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New Year Names

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A New Year’s baby is a double new beginning. Ring in the year with our guide to names celebrating dawning hope and a fresh start, plus some birthday namesakes.


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Baby Names Meaning Gift: Nathan, Sunniva, Shai

Baby Names Meaning Gift: Nathan, Sunniva, Shai | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for baby names meaning gift? From Dorothy to Sunniva, Jesse to Abishai, lots of great choices share this special significance.
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Lieba, Liba, Lieber

Lieba, Liba, Lieber | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Artem Saranin on Pexels.com Liba can have a few meanings, it is firstly a polonized form of the Yiddish ליבאַ Lieba (love), which is identical to the German word. It may have also been influenced by the Czech word libý (nice; pleasant). It was popular among Eastern-European Jews as it also coincided with…
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Nava

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Photo by tugay aydu0131n on Pexels.com Origin: Hebrew נָאוָהMeaning: "pretty; pleasant; desirable; enticing."Gender: feminineNAH-vah The name comes directly from the Hebrew adjective meaning "pretty; pleasant," and a Hebrew verb meaning "to want; to desire." It may be a direct translation of the traditional Ashkenazi name Shayna or the Mizrahi/Sephardi name, Jamila. However, the word has…
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Optimistic Girl Names: Adelaide to Zuri

Optimistic girl names - meaning light, hope, victory, or peace - could be exactly what we all need for naming our daughters right now.
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COVID Impacts Baby Names

COVID Impacts Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
COVID baby names look different than baby names before. The results of our survey show how the pandemic has changed baby naming.
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Lubomir, Lubomira

Lubomir, Lubomira | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Janko Ferlic on Pexels.com Origin: SlavicGender: masculineMeaning: "love & peace." Lubomir is composed of the Slavic elements, lubo (love) & mir (peace). Its Czech form of Lubomír was one of the most popular male names in the Czech Republic between 1935-2006, it peaked at #16 in 1959. Other forms include: Ljubomir Љубомир Љубомир…
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Names To Give Your Baby That Show How Thankful You Are For Them

Names To Give Your Baby That Show How Thankful You Are For Them | Name News | Scoop.it
These are some names that you can name your baby if you want them to know how thankful you are for them.
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Baby Names That Mean Strong

Baby Names That Mean Strong | Name News | Scoop.it
These baby boy and baby girl names that mean strong, mighty and powerful feel uniquely appropriate in 2020, but are great choices for a name in any year. There are gender-neutral baby names that mean “strength,” too.
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Blessing

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Isaac Blessing Jacob, painting by Govert Flinck Origin: EnglishGender: Female The name comes directly from the word and first came into use as a female given-name in 16th-century English, it was later adopted by the Puritans and has had sporadic use as a given-name by various Christian groups since. The name has recent been very…
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