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Baby Girl or Boy R0ss S@m@@n

Baby Girl or Boy R0ss S@m@@n | Name News | Scoop.it
Swistle: I had a plan: I was going to go into labor, meet this baby, and pick out a name once we could look it in the eye. Then, social isolation madness hit my husband, and he has spent the last t…
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11 Impressive People Named Victor

11 Impressive People Named Victor | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Victor is based on the Latin word victor, meaning “conqueror” (in reference to a male; the female equivalent is victrix).
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23 Impressive People Named Edwin

The baby name Edwin is based on the Old English words ead, meaning “riches, wealth,” and wine, meaning “friend.”

Here are nearly two dozen impressive people named Edwin:
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This is my favourite post title of the day, if not the week. And it loves up to the hype: the Edwins are indeed impressive.

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Baby Names for the Godless

Baby Names for the Godless | Name News | Scoop.it
This year, though — inspired by the unexpected popularity of the Secular Baby Names post — I’ve decided to create what might just be the opposite of a Christmas-themed baby name list.
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Naming Ceremonies: A Non-Religious Alternative to Christenings - Baby Names

Naming Ceremonies: A Non-Religious Alternative to Christenings - Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Did you know that there is a non-religious alternative to christenings? Naming ceremonies are becoming increasingly popular for new parents who want to meaningfully celebrate the birth of their child without the influence of religion. Naming ceremonies can be as simple or as elaborate as you’d like. According to the British Humanist Association (BHA), who… Read More
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45 Impressive People Named Richard

45 Impressive People Named Richard | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Richard is based on the Germanic words ric, meaning “ruler,” and hart, meaning “strong, hard.”

Here are more than three dozen impressive people named Richard:
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50 Non-Biblical Baby Names

I thought it would be fun to blog about all these cool people as I find them. The names below will magically turn into links as each new post goes up (every week or two).
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I'm stoked to learn Nancy's take on all these names...and that she's writing a book!

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200 Secular Baby Names for Atheists, Humanists - Nancy's Baby Names

200 Secular Baby Names for Atheists, Humanists - Nancy's Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Searching for secular baby names? Here's a long list to get you started!
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