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Most Popular Names by Mothers' Age 2020 - Scotland

Most Popular Names by Mothers' Age 2020 - Scotland | Name News | Scoop.it
For the first year ever, the National Records of Scotland have this year released detailed charts in their dataset of the most popular names according to the age of the mother, duplicating the same data that England and Wales released in 2018 and 2019. According to the NRS: "Jack
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Scotland 2020

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Scotland 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the National Records of Scotland, the #1 names in 2020 in Scotland were Jack (#1 since 2008), and Isla, which debuted in the top spot for the first time. In Scotland in 2020, there were 4,347 different first names given to girls and 3,375 different first name
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The most popular baby names in 8 Fife towns | Fife Today

The most popular baby names in 8 Fife towns | Fife Today | Name News | Scoop.it
Choosing a baby name is a fun part of looking forward to a new arrival, however, it’s not always the easiest decision to make!
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Baby Name Crossword Coincidence –

Baby Name Crossword Coincidence – | Name News | Scoop.it
On the evening of June 11, a baby boy was born to Jennifer and Danny Cairns of Glasgow, Scotland. The baby was named Finn Cairns. A couple of hours later, Jennifer’s mom began calling family …
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Scottish gems 2019- Ellis & Ailsa (enter top 100)

New names to the Scotland top 100 (* are not in the NZ top 100 2019) Carson (*)            Ailsa (*) Cody (*)               Aoife (*) Ellis (*)                  Elizabeth Louie                 &hel…
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Scotland 2019

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Scotland 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
By Clare Green Here are the official figures for the top 100 names in Scotland in 2019. According to the National Records of Scotland, the #1 names in 2019 were non-mover Jack (#1 since 2008), and Olivia, which has been in the top spot for the fourth year running
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Scotland's Top Baby Names Show Latest Trends

Scotland's Top Baby Names Show Latest Trends | Name News | Scoop.it
What's hot with the Scots, and unique names Scottish parents are using.
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Sneak Peek: Scotland’s Top Baby Names of 2019

Sneak Peek: Scotland’s Top Baby Names of 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Top 100 Scottish baby names of 2019: find out which baby girl and boy names are hot with the Scots, including gorgeous Gaelic gems you may not have heard.
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: Namemas: Drummond

Ren's Baby Name Blog: Namemas: Drummond | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy last day of Namemas and Christmas Eve! I hope these last 11 days have brought you some interesting reads and some Christmas cheer
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Name Spotlight: Malcolm

Name Spotlight: Malcolm | Name News | Scoop.it
Name: Malcolm Meaning: “devotee of St. Colomba” Origin: Scottish Current Popularity: #394 For the past century, Malcolm has been all over (but consistently within) the top 600 baby names in the US. Malcolm was at peak popularity in 1928, when it was ranked the 205th most popular male name in the US. From the data, …
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Spanish Baby Given Scottish Names –

Spanish Baby Given Scottish Names – | Name News | Scoop.it
In November of 1936, during the Siege of Madrid, many people sought refuge in the city’s foreign embassies. But only the British Embassy saw the arrival of a baby boy. He was born to British …
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Top Baby Names in Scotland 2020

Top Baby Names in Scotland 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it

Scotland's most popular names combine international favorites, British style, and uniquely Scottish choices. Discover the new top girl name, the very long-running top boy name, and some of the hottest names for Scottish parents today.

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Top in Schottland: Isla und Jack

Top in Schottland: Isla und Jack | Name News | Scoop.it
Schottland hat mit dem Mädchennamen Isla eine neue Nummer 1. Bei den Jungen kann von Abwechslung keine Rede sein, denn ... WeiterlesenTop in Schottland: Isla und Jack
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Babies' First Names 2020 | National Records of Scotland

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Baby of the week: Burntisland tot Sienna Downie | Falkirk Herald

Baby of the week: Burntisland tot Sienna Downie | Falkirk Herald | Name News | Scoop.it
The name...

Mum and dad went through loads of names and when they came across Sienna it stuck out to them. Her 
middle names are of Greig’s late gran Isobel and Gemma’s family name Adams.
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15 unusual baby names: the most unique names for babies given in 2019 - from Wolf to Excel | The Scotsman

15 unusual baby names: the most unique names for babies given in 2019 - from Wolf to Excel | The Scotsman | Name News | Scoop.it
The full list of baby names for 2019 was published by the National Records of Scotland (NRS), with Jack and Olivia being the most popular names for girls and boys across the country
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Popular and Unique Baby Names Scotland, 2019 –

Popular and Unique Baby Names Scotland, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to National Records of Scotland (NRS), the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were Olivia and Jack. Here are Scotland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: Girl Na…
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Notes from Scottish Forenames

Notes from Scottish Forenames | Name News | Scoop.it
I started reading this name book I got a while ago that I hadn't had a chance to sit with yet: Scottish Forenames (New Edition) by Donald Whyte. I'm only on page xii of the Intro, but underlined these bits already: "In Wales a form of the Celtic mac was adopted, which the Cambrians made mab or map,…
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Unique Scots baby names include Mate, Phenomenal, Pip, Rainy, Siri and Tootsie –

Unique Scots baby names include Mate, Phenomenal, Pip, Rainy, Siri and Tootsie – | Name News | Scoop.it
SOME of the weird and wonderful names given to babies in Scotland last year have been revealed. National Records of Scotland today published the full list of names given out to newborns in 2019 …
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Since when was Ivy "weird"?

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Family's delight over New Year's Day baby named after wrestling star Cody Rhodes - Daily Record

Family's delight over New Year's Day baby named after wrestling star Cody Rhodes - Daily Record | Name News | Scoop.it
Paddy, a keen wrestling fan had been watching a wrestling programme on television when he heard the name of former WWE wrestler Cody Rhodes, who goes under the moniker of ‘The American Nightmare’, and who previously wrestled under the name Stardust.

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Top 100 (Provisional) Most Popular Names in Scotland 2019

Top 100 (Provisional) Most Popular Names in Scotland 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the provisional figures for the top 100 names in Scotland in 2019 based on data for births that were registered in the first eleven months (or so) of the year. Headlines According to the National Records of Scotland, the #1 names in 2019 were none mover Jac
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Name Help: A Scottish-Yorkshire Name

Name Help: A Scottish-Yorkshire Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Jamie and his wife are expecting their first child -- gender a surprise. Jamie writes: "My wife and I live near Glasgow, she’s a local girl with a proud heritage from the Isle of Mull and I’m a Yorkshireman who made the leap to live in Scotland. We’re lookin
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Sibling Spotlight for Lachlan

Below is a selection of British siblings with Lachlan, from the last century to modern times. The year relates to the decade of birth for that set. Brackets around the first name indicates that the person was called by their middle name. For example "(William) Henry" would mean tha
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