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There is no excuse for mispronouncing Jagmeet Singh’s name

There is no excuse for mispronouncing Jagmeet Singh’s name | Name News | Scoop.it
Ishani Nath: Jagmeet Singh is Canada's first non-white leader of a major political party—yet reporters are still mispronouncing his name
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Dear America: Please stop expecting us to whitewash our names

Dear America: Please stop expecting us to whitewash our names | Name News | Scoop.it
We also knew implicitly that giving our daughters traditional Sikh names would have consequences. We were consciously choosing to mark them as different in a society that often struggles with diversity.
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How Are Sikh Baby Names Traditionally Chosen? - Nancy's Baby Names

How are Sikh baby names traditionally chosen?
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This is very interesting - I've heard the surname Kaur a lot, but never realised it's the female counterpart of Singh (or even twigged that all the Kaurs I've met have been female).

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Karma –

Karma – | Name News | Scoop.it
Karma is the name of a concept or belief in several Eastern religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism) in which the sum actions of an individual determines their next life. If a person has done good deeds in their life, they can expect good things to happen in their next one, and vice versa with bad…
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Sikh Unisex Baby Names and Meaning

Sikh Unisex Baby Names and Meaning | Name News | Scoop.it
Most Punjabi sikh names are Unisex. Unisex first names are a salient example of the equality between sikh men and women. Find a list of Sikh unisex names
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