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Vanessa Morgan Is A Mom!

Vanessa Morgan Is A Mom! | Name News | Scoop.it
She shared that the name she and Michael chose for their son is River.
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Ritika

Ritika | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Sanskrit Meaning: "brass, bell-metal" or "stream." Gender: feminine (REE-tee-kah) The name is most likely from the Sanskrit word रीतिका (ritika) meaning "brass; bell metal," but may also be linked to the Sanskrit रीति (riti) meaning "stream." A notable bearer is Indian actress, Ritika Singh (b. 1993). Sources http://spokensanskrit.org https://www.behindthename.com/name/ritika
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Boann –

Boann – | Name News | Scoop.it
Boann is the name of a goddess in Irish mythology, goddess of the River Boyne. Her name means "white cow" from Irish bó (cow) and fhionn (fair, white). She had an affair with the Dagda, an important god in Irish mythology, despite being married to Elcmar (also known by Nuada), and she became pregnant by him. In order to hide their…
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Baby Names That Mean Water

Baby Names That Mean Water | Name News | Scoop.it
Whether it be in another language or its translation, there are so many words for water, that mean water, or that have something to do with bodies and
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Euphrates Garrett (1844-1924)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Euphrates Garrett (1844-1924) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the Arkansas Democrat, December 25, 1904.   Sharing a name with an important river in world history should entitle on
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Dundee man names newborn baby River Tay as he pays tribute to his city

Dundee man names newborn baby River Tay as he pays tribute to his city | Name News | Scoop.it
A DUNDEE man has paid the ultimate tribute to his city after naming his daughter River Tay. Anthony Jackson, 26, persuaded his girlfriend Rebecca Larkin, 21, to give their newborn girl the unique n…
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: Nature Namemas: Douglas

Ren's Baby Name Blog: Nature Namemas: Douglas | Name News | Scoop.it
Douglas Firs are named after David Douglas, a Scottish botanist who studied the tree in the 1800s.
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Name Story: Parris Afton Bonds –

Name Story: Parris Afton Bonds – | Name News | Scoop.it
“I’d like to tell you I was named after Paris, France,” Parris Afton Bonds told me as I visited her in her house outside Lewisville, “but I wasn’t. It was Paris, Kentucky.” She was, however, named after the River Afton in Scotland
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Birth announcement: Tiber Augustine!

Birth announcement: Tiber Augustine! | Name News | Scoop.it
I posted such a fun consultation for Ali and her husband back in February, and Ali's let me know her little guy has arrived and been given the fantastic name ... Tiber Augustine! If you remember, Ali had said, "“We are charismatic Catholics so if you’re feeling creative and want to put a crazier name…
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25 WATER BABY NAMES FOR BOYS & GIRLS | SJ STRUM - YouTube

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List Lists: The sky, the snow and the river

List Lists: The sky, the snow and the river | Name News | Scoop.it
This 'List Lists' post will focus on words that directly mean "sky" (or "heaven"), "river" or "snow" and are used as given names. I originally planned to focus on only two words for this list, one being "dew" (which will now be on the next 'List Lists' post) and the other being "river," however the…
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TOWIE's Jake Hall Reveals Baby Name Choice | Celebrity Baby News | Babynames.co.uk

TOWIE's Jake Hall Reveals Baby Name Choice | Celebrity Baby News | Babynames.co.uk | Name News | Scoop.it
“Our new blessing River, before you were born we dreamed of you
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Sabrina

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Sabrina is the Latin form of Old Welsh Habren or Hafren, the original name of the River Severn in the United Kingdom. The name might be derived from Proto-Celtic *samaros meaning "summer fallow, fallow land" from Proto-Celtic *samos (summer) and *aros (ploughing, ploughed land), or from *samos (summer) and *renwo- (quick, fast) or it could possibly mean "boundary" from an unknown source. Sabrina could…

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Name Profile- River

Name Profile- River | Name News | Scoop.it
A fan favorite nature name that has some potential to become unisex, River’s calming imagery and many celebaby namesakes has pulled him to #168 in the US. He’s soothing, outdoorsy, and undeniably handsome, and even has snuck into some of my own combos despite being a stranger to my usually quirky vintage style. But wil
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Sabrina: Baby Name of the Day

Sabrina: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Sabrina came from a mythical mermaid in a Welsh river to a legenday beauty in a Hollywood classic. Along the way, it's become a near-classic girl name.
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: Shannon

Ren's Baby Name Blog: Shannon | Name News | Scoop.it
Today my little sister turns 19 and what better name to feature than her name! She is named Shannon and if you couldn't tell we are Irish
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Baby girl called River Tay 'baptised' in water she was named after by proud Dundee-born dad

Baby girl called River Tay 'baptised' in water she was named after by proud Dundee-born dad | Name News | Scoop.it
A BABY girl called River Tay was “baptised” in the water she was named after by her proud mum and dad. Dundee-born Anthony Jackson, 26, and girlfriend Rebecca Larkin, 21, took the tot on a 300-mile…
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Musical Baby Names: and more newsy names this week

Musical Baby Names: and more newsy names this week | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby name inspiration this week includes volcanoes, rivers, Tom Brady, Beatniks, Norse myth...and some uniquely original inventions.
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Kelvin –

Kelvin – | Name News | Scoop.it
Kelvin is the name of a river in Scotland. It seems to be made up of Scottish Gaelic caol (thin, narrow) and abhainn (river, stream) so meaning "narrow river". Kelvin is also the name of the basic unit of temperature in the International System of Units (SI). Kelvin is also surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Celtic,…
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Trent –

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Trent comes from an English surname, a locational surname for someone who lived near  any rivers with that name. Though the etymology behind it is uncertain it could be composed of Old English tri (through, across) and sant (travel, road) meaning "across travel" or "across road" though it could also have meant "traveler" or "trepasser" in…
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On My Mind: 7-2-18

On My Mind: 7-2-18 | Name News | Scoop.it
Carmel and Carmella - I've been really interested in Biblical names lately, and this one is one I actually like a lot, though it'
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Tana

Tana | Name News | Scoop.it
In geography, Tana is a popular place name. It's used for several villages across Europe and Asia, landmarks in Europe and the Americas, an island in Vanuatu, a lake in Ethiopia and one in Norway (that means "great river" in Sami), and a river that runs through Kenya.
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Brooke: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Brooke: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
Brooke surely would top the charts today … if only the name hadn’t already been such a big hit. Our Baby Name of the Day comes from this list of nature names for girls. Brooke: Surname Name-Nature Name This name started out as a surname for someone who lived near a brook or stream. That’s …
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10 baby girl names inspired by places in Africa

10 baby girl names inspired by places in Africa | Name News | Scoop.it
Sahara, Kenya, Zaria and others these baby girl names are a must to consider.
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1. Sahara

2. Kenya

3. Cairo

4. Yala

5. Kano

6. Yola

7. Zaria/Zari 

8. Minna

9. Tanzania

10. Assal

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