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101 Unique Baby Girl Names for Your Unique Baby Girl

101 Unique Baby Girl Names for Your Unique Baby Girl | Name News | Scoop.it
Thanks to the Social Security Administration, we know exactly what baby girl names American parents are choosing. Here are 101 unique baby girl names for your one-of-a-kind baby girl.
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Urban Prairie Names

Urban Prairie Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Urban Prairie names are both sophisticated and innocent, country and city, traditional and edgy.
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I didn't expect this to be my style, but actually there are loads of names here that I personally really like! Bess, Nell, Jethro, Hester and more. 

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Wells: Baby Name of the Day

Wells: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Wells marries surname style with the natural world. It also carries a positive, upbeat vibe, and plenty of subtle meaning. No surprise it's following another W choice - Wilder - right up the popularity charts.
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Name of the Week: Wesley

Name of the Week: Wesley | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Wesley is a geographical English surname which derives from places of the same name such as Westley in Suffolk, Westleigh in both Devon and Lancashire, and Westley Waterless in Cambridgeshire. The name derives from the Old English elements west "west" and lēah "wood, clearing." Usage: The surname wa
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Prepster Names for BOYS - YouTube

A few great preppy names:

Alden
Asher
Blane
Bradford
Ellis
Grant
Preston
Royce
Spencer
Vaughn
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S My Name is Sophie: Preppy Names Part One: Girls

S My Name is Sophie: Preppy Names Part One: Girls | Name News | Scoop.it

"Preppiness is something I come in contact with a lot. At my high school, it's considered very stylish to be "preppy." It's not my style, but considering that so many young people identify as preppy, I thought I'd come up with a list of baby names to match their look. Check back on Friday for part two."

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I did a double-take when I saw "girls" in the title - it's a pretty androgynous list, with Sheridan, Kimball, Bryce, and more.

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25 Unusual Boy Names That Are Flying Under The Radar

25 Unusual Boy Names That Are Flying Under The Radar | Name News | Scoop.it
A name should also have value and meaning
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Alcide, Bridger, Prescott and more.

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Well Named – “well” baby Names

Well Named – “well” baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
I have been majorly crushing on the name Wells. I think Well and Wells make for great Will alternatives. Well, that Wells name sure got me thinking of all the fabously names that Well could be a nickname for.  You'll notice that many are surname names with English origins.  Be sure to tell me your…
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Baby Girl, Sister to Ford and Hudson

Baby Girl, Sister to Ford and Hudson | Name News | Scoop.it
Having first girl after two boys. Boys names are Ford & Hudson, I like that they both sound preppy. I am very girly and like girly sounding pretty names. I am stuck between Charlotte and Everly…
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Prepster Names for GIRLS - YouTube

Blair
Blythe
Caroline
Eliza
Greer
Jillian
Leighton
Honor
Margot
Vivian
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More Names Like Miles and Brooks: The Search for Alternatives

I've divided the prospects into three groups: the smooth, artistic international given names; the crisp, preppy American surnames; and the cross-appeal names that could lure in parents coming from either direction.
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