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The Next Big Middle Name For Girls

The Next Big Middle Name For Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Grace. James. Marie. Rose. These names mark some of the most popular middle names of the 2010s, names that defined an entire generation in the middle slot. Whilst we lack an official tally of middle name popularity, given that some people don’t have a middle name, it’s very evident which middle names were popular when. Just go asking around! One of my favorite things to ask about someone when I’m trying to get to know them is what their middle name is. That may seem a bit strange, but it’s a lov
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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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The Entry of Taysom –

The Entry of Taysom – | Name News | Scoop.it
The unusual name Taysom debuted in the U.S. baby name data in 2012: 2019: 75 baby boys named Taysom17 (23%) in Louisiana, 14 (19%) in Utah, 5 (7%) in Nebraska and 5 (7%) in Oregon2018: 19 baby boys…
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Girl Names 2021: Best Names for the New Year

Girl Names 2021: Best Names for the New Year | Name News | Scoop.it
The girl names 2021 mix pop culture and stylish sounds. It's a list of choices we'll hear more in the coming year - and that's a good thing!
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Alice, pois claro! = Alice, of course!

Nomes e mais Nomes: Alice, pois claro! = Alice, of course! | Name News | Scoop.it
O nome mais marcante do ano 2020.
Clare's insight:

Portuguese name-lovers have been watching Alice for a few years, and she's really shot up.

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Name Nerds Blog: 2019 Boys' Names USA: Highlights

Here are the biggest rising and falling names in the top 7000 for boys. 

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Top Girls' Names of 2019 in the USA: Names added and Dropping out of the top 7000

 For the complete top 7000 Girls' Names in 2019, click here:  Top 7000 Girls' Names USA 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: For names being added, the big on
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Parents are Breaking the One-Word Barrier

Parents are Breaking the One-Word Barrier | Name News | Scoop.it
America has a brand-new name style: phrase names. MyLove, meet SirPrince.
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The 17 Most Fascinating (and Astonishing) Brand-New Girls' Names of the Year

The 17 Most Fascinating (and Astonishing) Brand-New Girls' Names of the Year | Name News | Scoop.it
New names come from all over the globe: from faith and fantasy, from brand names and band names. The 622 brand-new girls’ names that debuted in the US baby name statistics last year are a study in innovation. Meet 17 of the names that were given to five or more […]
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The Hottest Names of 2020

The Hottest Names of 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
We analyzed the fastest-growing names in our database. The results are in, and they show what the next hot names could be.
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New Names Showdown 2020: Girls Final

New Names Showdown 2020: Girls Final | Name News | Scoop.it
Time to choose your favorite new girl name of 2020! We're down to just two finalists: Persephone and Elodie. Your vote chooses the winner!
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The Hottest Z Names of 2020

The Hottest Z Names of 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
Parents are going zany for names starting with Z. Could it be the Zoom effect? We analyze the fastest-rising Z names on Nameberry this year.
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The Next Big Baby Names

Nameberry editors Sophie Kihm and Clare Green share their picks for the baby names we're going to hear more of this year.
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New Girl Names For 2021

New Girl Names For 2021 | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s a brand new year (well, relatively), and the question that I find myself asking is “What is the next BIG thing for 2021?” For names, of course. Which names are going to find themselves blowing up in the near future, and why? It’s time to make some predictions about which names will explode onto playgrounds in a co
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Boy Names 2021: Best Names for the New Year

Boy Names 2021: Best Names for the New Year | Name News | Scoop.it
These are the boy names 2021 - a class of traditional favorites + new possibilities that we may hear more of in this coming year.
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Laurifer? Mellifer? Conifer? –

Laurifer? Mellifer? Conifer? – | Name News | Scoop.it
The emerging baby names Lucifer (“light-bearing,” i.e., the morning star) and Calcifer (“heat-bearing”) made me wonder: what other Latin-derived -fer words might make nice h…
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The Arrival of Ryder –

The Arrival of Ryder – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ryder Smith The baby name Ryder became trendy in the early 21st century, thanks in large part to actress Kate Hudson naming her son Ryder in early 2004. But Ryder wasn’t new to the data at th…
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Name Nerds Blog: 2019 Boys' Name Highlights: Added and Dropping Names

 Here is a list of all the boys' names that were added and dropped out of the top 7000. It includes names that were in the top 700
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2019 Top Girls' Names in the USA: Highlights

 Here are the names that gained the most namesakes in 2019: (Full top 7000 list here) Name # increase % increase Damyla 30 600% Kanari 3
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Hottest 1921 Boy Names: Santiago, Dante, Ford

Hottest 1921 Boy Names: Santiago, Dante, Ford | Name News | Scoop.it
These are the 1921 boy names I would've been blogging way back during the Harding administration, from Abner to Yoshio and more.
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The 17 Most Fascinating (and Astonishing) Brand-New Boys' Names of the Year

The 17 Most Fascinating (and Astonishing) Brand-New Boys' Names of the Year | Name News | Scoop.it
Meet the newest of the new: names that made their all-time debut in America’s baby name statistics last year. That means they were given to five or more newborn boys in a single year for the first time ever. Over 500 fresh names made the cut this year, ranging from […]
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New Names Showdown 2020: The Winners!

New Names Showdown 2020: The Winners! | Name News | Scoop.it
Votes are in, and we have two New Names Showdown winners. Congrats to Callahan and Elodie. Will these names take off in the coming years?
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Sekani

Sekani | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Pexels.com Origin: TumbukaMeaning: "laugh."Gender: masculine The name comes from the Tumbuka word for "laugh," and was recently popularized by the 2017 novel by Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give. Sekani recently entered the U.S. Top 1000 and currently ranks in as the 872nd most popular male name (2019). It should…
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New Names Showdown 2020: Boys Final

New Names Showdown 2020: Boys Final | Name News | Scoop.it
The votes are in, and the New Names Showdown has reached the boys' final! Check in here to see which names advance - and, of course, to vote!
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