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The Baby Name Miroslava –

The Baby Name Miroslava – | Name News | Scoop.it
Right at the start of the Cold War, the curiously Russian-sounding name Miroslava debuted on the U.S. baby name charts: 1957: 10 baby girls named Miroslava (7 in Texas) 1956: 6 baby girls named Mir…
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Babynamen in der Slowakei [2018] = Top baby names in Slovakia 2018

Babynamen in der Slowakei [2018] = Top baby names in Slovakia 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Hier die 2018er Hitliste der beliebtesten Babynamen in der Slowakei: Mädchen Jungen Sofia Ema Nina Viktória Natália Eliška Nela Tamara Laura Hana Jakub Adam
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Hana

Hana | Name News | Scoop.it
Hana is a multicultural name with a variety of meanings: it is the Czech, Slovak, and Croatian form of Hannah, which comes from Hebrew Channah meaning "grace" or "favor"; it's also an Arabic female name meaning "bliss, happiness"; Hana is also a Korean female name meaning "one"; it's also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings…
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A primer on Slovakian names

Just FYI: Though there will be a fair amount of overlap between this post and my previous post about Czech names, there will be still be differences. Contrary to popular perception, Czechs and Slov...
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2018: What were the most popular names for babies born in Slovakia?

2018: What were the most popular names for babies born in Slovakia? | Name News | Scoop.it
Slovakia has a calendar commission that decides on namesdays.
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Call for papers: 21st Slovak International Onomastic Conference "Proper Names in the Interdisciplinary Context"

Call for papers: 21st Slovak International Onomastic Conference "Proper Names in the Interdisciplinary Context" | Name News | Scoop.it
The scholars from the Eastern Europe organize the 21st Slovak Onomastic Conference around the topic “Proper Names in the Interdisciplinary Context”. It will be held in Nitra at the Constantine the Philosopher University, in September 10-12, 2019.

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Zemina –

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Zemina is a Czech and Slovak word meaning "earth, soil" as well as also being a Persian word  (زمینه) meaning "background, setting, context" though spelled Zamin/Zameen (زمین) it's a Persian and Urdu word meaning "earth, land, ground, soil". The name comes from Lithuanian žemė (land, earth) from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē (earth) via Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm (earth) from *dʰeǵʰ-, the same root word from which Zamin/Zameen comes from. Zemina (also spelled Žemyna) is a…
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