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Name Profile- Stella

Name Profile- Stella | Name News | Scoop.it
A stellar superstar who paved the way for Nova, Luna, and all of their variants, #39 Stella is a favorite of many, a space-themed baby name that took off in the 2000s. She’s beloved for her feminine charm by so many families with little Stellas of their own, a lovely example of what some expecting parents love in a bab
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Astraea

Astraea | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by fotografierende on Pexels.com Origin: Greek ἈστραίαMeaning: "star."Gender: feminineEng Pronunciation: (uh-STRAY-ah) The name is borne in Greek mythology by the daughter of Astraeus and Eos. She is the goddess of justice, innocence, purity, & precision and is closely associated with Dike, the goddess of Justice. According to Ovid, Astraea was a mortal woman during…
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Dhruv, Dhruva

Dhruv, Dhruva | Name News | Scoop.it
Vishnu appears before Dhruva – A painting by Raja Ravi Varma. Origin: SanskritMeaning: "constant, immovable, fixed; polar star."Gender: masculinePronunciation: DROOV; DROO-vah The name is derived from the Sanskrit word dhruva, meaning, "constant; immovable, fixed" and is also synonymous with the polar star. Dhruva appears in the Hindu text, Vishnu Parana as the name of the…
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The most popular eco-friendly baby names of 2020 | saveonenergy.com

The most popular eco-friendly baby names of 2020 | saveonenergy.com | Name News | Scoop.it
SaveOnEnergy discovers the most popular eco-friendly inspired baby names of 2020.
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Celestial Baby Names

Baby Names. A collection of names with a celestial theme. All things stars, sun and sky are the inspiration behind these baby boy and baby girl names.
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Nakshatra

Nakshatra | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Sanskrit नक्षत्र Meaning: "constellation; star." Gender: unisex (knock-SHOT-tra) The name derives from the Sanskrit नक्षत्र (naksatra) meaning "star, constellation." In Hindu astrology, this is a term for a lunar mansion. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/nakshatra/submitted https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakshatra https://spokensanskrit.org/index.php?mode=3&script=hk&tran_input=nakshatra&direct=se&anz=100
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Hesper –

Hesper – | Name News | Scoop.it
Hesper is the English form of Hesperia, the Latin and Ancient Greek feminine form of Hesperos meaning "evening; western". In Greek mythology, Hesperos is the personification of the evening star, which refers to the planet Venus. The Hesperides (belonging to Hesperus) refers to a group of nymphs, the daughters of either Atlas or Hesperos, who were the nymphs of evening and the golden…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Os nomes mais bonitos VIII = The most beautiful names

Nomes e mais Nomes: Os nomes mais bonitos VIII = The most beautiful names | Name News | Scoop.it
A opinião dos leitores a respeito dos nomes Estrela, Estela e Stela.
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Best of... Star Baby Names

Best of... Star Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
In need of some baby name inspiration? Look up! The celestial trend is BIG, and we're into it. See our Star Baby Names list for the best night-sky names!
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20 Baby Names Inspired By Space

20 Baby Names Inspired By Space | Name News | Scoop.it
Belinda | Belinda is the name of a moon of Uranus, named after the heroine of a poem by Pope. It belongs to the 'Portia group of satellites,' which ha
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20 gorgeous baby names inspired by space and the stars

20 gorgeous baby names inspired by space and the stars | Name News | Scoop.it
If you're looking to nature for inspiration in choosing a name for your baby, there's nothing quite like the night's sky and space.
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Sagal

Sagal | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by luizclas on Pexels.com Origin: SomaliMeaning: "morning star."Gender: femininePronunciation: SAH-gul The name is a traditional Somali female name meaning "morning star." Sources Sagal - Nordic Names Wiki - Name Origin, Meaning and StatisticsSomali name - WikipediaappendixE.pdf (heartlandntbc.org)
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 4

Christmas Name Advent - Day 4 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Next to angels, the most common symbol to top Christmas trees is stars. For Christians, stars symbolise Christ, "the bright morning star." The Christmas Star, in particular, is a reference to the Star of Bethlehem that led the Magi to the baby Jesus in the Nativity. There ha
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How do you like your name, Sidra? –

How do you like your name, Sidra? – | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s another name interview! This one is with Sidra (pronounced see-druh), a 37-year-old from New York City. What’s the story behind her name? My mother named me. She told me she found my nam…
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Baby Names Inspired by: the Sun, Moon, and Stars

Baby Names Inspired by: the Sun, Moon, and Stars | Name News | Scoop.it
Find a name for your baby that is out of this world. Here is a list of boy and girl baby names inspired by the sun, moon, and stars.
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Naledi

Naledi | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Sesotho Meaning: "star." Gender: feminine (nah-leh-DEE) The name comes from the Sotho-Tswana word for "star." It is borne by South African minister of Science & Technology, Naledi Pandor (b. 1953). It was also given to a species of homo sapiens known as homo naledi due to their bones being found in Rising Star Cave,…
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Stella: Baby Name of the Day

Stella: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Stella's story begins with a martyr and a misprint, and travels through the centuries to New Orleans, where Marlon Brando screams this forever cool name.
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Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update on Baby Girl Muh-half-fee, Sister to Beatrix Dare (Bix)
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Welcome (and happy first birthday), Opal Vesper!

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20 Baby Names for Parents Obsessed With Astrology

20 Baby Names for Parents Obsessed With Astrology | Name News | Scoop.it
If you're still on the hunt for the perfect baby name, perhaps it's already written in th
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Celestial Baby Names: 20 Names That Mean Star

Celestial Baby Names: 20 Names That Mean Star | Name News | Scoop.it
Celestial baby names meaning star are inspiring modern parents, with stellar names from Vega to Orion to Luna coming into style.
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20 baby names inspired by the solar system which are just out of this world

20 baby names inspired by the solar system which are just out of this world | Name News | Scoop.it
Finding the perfect baby name can feel like it's so tough - but don't worry, we've got you covered.
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Not this stock image again! In fact... I seem to have added this post several times over the years, oops https://www.scoop.it/topic/name-news/?&tag=space

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Tarachand –

Tarachand – | Name News | Scoop.it
Tarachand is an Indian male name, a combination of Tara meaning "star" in Sanskrit and Chand meaning "moon". From what I could find, it's used as a predominantly male name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Tarachandra  
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The Parent Trip: Meridian Lowe and John Lang of Yeadon

The Parent Trip: Meridian Lowe and John Lang of Yeadon | Name News | Scoop.it
CHILD: Nova Rogue, born Feb. 20, 2019.

THE STORY OF HER NAME: They wanted a gender-neutral moniker; this one nods to the comic books they both love. They also appreciate that Nova means “star.”
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