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Shirabe (しらべ)

Shirabe (しらべ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: shee-rah-be [ɕì.ɾá.bé̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the noun 調べ (shirabe) meaning "investigation, inspection; tune, note, melody." Popularity: Overall usage for this name is very, perhaps extremely, rare, though gender usage is, applying a margin of error, somewhat even. Telephone book data has…
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Shōhei (しょうへい)

Shōhei (しょうへい) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: sho:–he: [ɕò̞ó̞.hé̞ː] Variant transcriptions: Shohei, Shouhei Etymology and/or ways to write: The second element is most often used as either 平 (hei) meaning "even, flat" or 兵 (hei) meaning "soldier, army." As for the first element, it can be written as: 翔 meaning "fly, soar" 祥 meaning "blessedness,…
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Shifa

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Pexels.comPhoto by Eneida Nieves on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic شِفَاءMeaning: "cure, remedy; healing."Gender: feminine The name comes from the Arabic الشفاء (al-Shifaa), meaning, "cure, remedy, healing." Al-Shifaa bint Abdullah, nee Layla, was a companion of the prophet Muhammed. She was known as a healer, which is how…

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Shigure (しぐれ)

Shigure (しぐれ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Generally unisex Pronunciation: shee-guu-re [ɕì.ɡɯ̟́ᵝ.ɾé̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the word 時雨 (shigure), referring to a rainshower that can happen from late summer to the winter. It is stemmed from the irrealis and stem/continuative form of the classical verb 時雨る (shiguru) meaning "to rain…
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The Baby Name Shelleen –

The Baby Name Shelleen – | Name News | Scoop.it
Lee Marvin as Kid Shelleen, 1965 Here’s an interesting one. Most baby names that debut on the girls’ side of the list are put there by a female (either real or fictitious). But Shelleen…
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Shuri (しゅり)

Shuri (しゅり) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: shuu-rʸee [ɕɨ́ᵝ.ɾʲì] Etymology and/or ways to write: Most kanji used for this name include: shu (しゅ) ri (り) 朱 "vermilion" 里 "village" 珠 "gem, jewel" 莉 part of 茉莉 (matsuri) "Arabian jasmine" 柊 "false holly" 理 "reason, logic" 主 "head, master" 梨 "pear"…
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The Debut of Shirelle –

The Debut of Shirelle – | Name News | Scoop.it
The Shirelles The names Shirelle debuted impressively in the SSA’s baby name data 1961: 1964: 21 baby girls named Shirelle1963: 25 baby girls named Shirelle1962: 19 baby girls named Shirelle1…
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Shōta (しょうた)

Shōta (しょうた) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: sho:-ta [ɕó̞ò̞.tà] Variant transcription: Shota, Shouta Etymology and/or ways to write: The second element of this name is mainly written as 太 (ta) meaning "plump, thick," 大 (ta) meaning "large, big," 汰 (ta) meaning "wash, scour," 多 (ta) meaning "many, much" or 泰 (ta) meaning "quiet, peaceful." As…
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Shūhei (しゅうへい)

Shūhei (しゅうへい) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: shuu:-he: [ɕɨ̀ᵝɨ́ᵝ.hé̞ː] Etymology and/or ways to write: The second element is most likely to be written as either 平 (hei) meaning “even, flat” or 兵 (hei) meaning “soldier, army.” As for the first element, it can be written as: 修 meaning "discipline" 周 meaning "circumference" 秀 meaning "excellence"…
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Shorter Clyde Hudgens (1892-1963)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Shorter Clyde Hudgens (1892-1963) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Montgomery Advertiser, June 9, 1923.    Although 2019 is nearly at an end, there are still several states that haven't bee
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Shiloh –

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Shiloh is the name of a place in the Old Testament, the name of an ancient city in Samaria. it could mean "tranquil" or "tranquility". It also seems to have been used as a messianic title possibly meaning "he whose it is". Origin: Hebrew Variants: Shilo (English) Shylo (English)  
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Sharlie, Take Two –

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Sharlie debuted rather impressively as a girl name in the SSA data in the year 1933. Initially, my best guess regarding Sharlie’s sudden appearance was the trendy radio catchphrase, “Va…
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Sheena: Jungle Queen & Baby Name –

Sheena: Jungle Queen & Baby Name – | Name News | Scoop.it
Sheena was a punk rocker. And a jungle queen, and a pop star. Oh, and a baby name too…
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Shūka (しゅうか)

Shūka (しゅうか) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: FemalePronunciation: shuu:-kah [ɕɨ́ᵝɨ̀ᵝ.kà]Variant transcriptions: Shuka, Shuuka Etymology and/or ways to write:Here are most of the kanji used for this name: shū (しゅう) ka (か) 柊 "false holly" 花/華 "flower" 萩 "bush clover" 香 "fragrance" 朱 "red" 佳 "beautiful, good" 秀 "excellence" 果 "fruit" 秋 "autumn" 歌 "song" 修 "discipline" 楓 "maple"…
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Aberdeen baby named after doctor who made birth possible

Aberdeen baby named after doctor who made birth possible | Name News | Scoop.it
The woman – who asked only to be identified at Martina – named her daughter Gail Shennan, after Professor Andrew Shennan, who brought her into the world through the use of a pioneering procedure.

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Name Story: Yes, my name is "Shayna Maidel"

Name Story: Yes, my name is "Shayna Maidel" | Name News | Scoop.it
My parents unknowingly named me after the popular Yiddishism, “shayna maidel.” My name is Shana Medel, pronounced Shah-nah Muh-dell. Over the years, it has been butchered by one too many people to count — teachers performing roll call, congregant members at my bat mitzvah, the announcer at my college graduation and even my firs
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Shione (しおね)

Shione (しおね) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: shee-o-ne [shì.ó̞.né̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: Here are most of the kanji used for this name: shio (しお) ne (ね) 汐/潮 "tide, current; sea water" 音 "sound" 栞 "bookmark" 峰 "peak, summit" 志 "will, aim, goal" 緒 "cord, strap" 寧 "tranquillity" 詩 "poem" 央 "middle, centre" 希…
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Shahd

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Origin: Arabic شهد Meaning: "honey; honeycomb." Gender: female The name is derived from the Arabic شهد meaning "honey, honeycomb." Another transcription is Shahad. A notable bearer is Syrian pop-singer, Shahd Barmada (b.1988). Sources http://www.behindthename.com/name/shahd https://www.almaany.com/en/dict/ar-en/shahd/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahd
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Shingo (しんご)

Shingo (しんご) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: sheen-go [ɕĩ́ŋ̀.ɡò̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: Most of the kanji in use for this name include: shin (しん) go (ご) 真/眞 "truth, reality" 吾 phonetic kanji* 慎/愼 "careful, discreet" 悟 "enlightenment" 信 "honesty, sincerity" 伍/五 "give" 伸 "lengthen, expand" 梧 "Chinese parasol tree"** 晋/進 "advance, progress" 冴…
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Charmin’ Sharman –

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Sharman Douglas © 1947 LIFE The name Sharman was the fastest-rising baby name of 1948, the second-fastest of 1949, and saw its highest usage in 1950: 1953: 44 baby girls named Sharman1952: 63 baby …
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Shair, Shaira

Shair, Shaira | Name News | Scoop.it
Shair (pronounced SHAH-eer) is a masculine name from the Arabic شاعر؛ meaning, "poet." It is the name of the oldest Urdu-language literary magazine (circ. 1930). Among Pakistani families, both its feminine and masculine form may be used in honour of Shair-e-Mashriq (nee Muhammed Iqbal (1877-1938), known as Allama Iqbal, a British Indian poet who was…
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Shizuka (しずか)

Shizuka (しずか) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: shee-zuu-kah [ɕí.zɨ̀ᵝ.kà] Alternative writing: しづか Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is derived from the adjective 静か/閑か (shizuka) meaning "quiet; slow; calm, peaceful." Other kanji which have similar meanings or connotations to the adjective include 寧 meaning "tranquillity," 禅, which is normally…
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Phillip Phillips and Wife Hannah Welcome First Child, a Son

Phillip Phillips and Wife Hannah Welcome First Child, a Son | Name News | Scoop.it
The American Idol season 11 winner, 29, and his wife Hannah welcomed their first child together — a son named Patch Shepherd — on Nov. 10.

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Welcome, Patch!

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Shizue (しずえ)

Shizue (しずえ) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: shee-zuu-e [ɕì.zɨ́ᵝ.é̞] Alternative writing: しづえ Archaic writing: しずゑ (Shizuwe), しづゑ (Shidzuwe) Etymology and/or ways to write: The two most common forms of this name are 静江 and 静枝, the first kanji (also old variant 靜 and 閑) meaning "quiet, calm" and the second meaning "inlet, bay" and 枝…
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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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