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Day and Night Baby Names Shine All The Time

Day and Night Baby Names Shine All The Time | Name News | Scoop.it

Celebrating a baby born at sunrise, or a special moment in the night? These names, drawn from all around the world, celebrate times of the day, from dawn till dusk and back again.


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Solstice | The Beauty of Names

Solstice | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
"The Shortening Winter's Day is Near a Close" by Joseph Farquharson Origin: Latin Gender: Unisex Meaning: "Sun Standing Still
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 18

Christmas Name Advent - Day 18 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ The Winter Solstice generally falls between the 20th and 23rd of December. It is the time of year when the sun is closest to the horizon, before it starts to climb higher again, and the days lengthen. In ancient times, when the light and heat of the su
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20 Baby Names Inspired by the Sun

20 Baby Names Inspired by the Sun | Name News | Scoop.it
There are a lot of great things the summer brings to us -- including these 20 baby names that are inspired by the sun.
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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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Turia Pitt gives birth to baby boy Rahiti with fiance Michael Hoskin

Turia Pitt gives birth to baby boy Rahiti with fiance Michael Hoskin | Name News | Scoop.it
her little boy’s name is of Polynesian descent and means “rising sun”
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Welcome, Rahiti!

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Best of... Baby Names that Mean “New”

Best of... Baby Names that Mean “New” | Name News | Scoop.it
Check out our list of baby names that mean "new"! We’ve compiled our favorites that signify firsts, newness, and rebirth.
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First exoplanet found by Chinese astronomers named after moon goddess

First exoplanet found by Chinese astronomers named after moon goddess | Name News | Scoop.it
The first exoplanet discovered by Chinese astronomers and its host star have been named "Wangshu" and "Xihe," which mean moon goddess and sun goddess respectively in Chinese mythol
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Gry

Gry | Name News | Scoop.it
Pronounced GREE, this name comes directly from the Norwegian word for dawn. It first came into use in Norway in the 19th-century. Between 1958 and 1978, this was among the Top 100 Female Names in Norway; it peaked at #31 in 1969. It is currently the 49th Most Popular Female Name in Denmark (2018). The…
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Currently sunny names for boys

Currently sunny names for boys | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide The kanji 陽, meaning “sun,” has been one of the most popular first element kanji for a while now, so for today's name list, we will be taking a look at some of the popular names with that kanji in use among babies right now. The results are taken from data stemming…
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100 Beachy Baby Names for 2018

100 Beachy Baby Names for 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Find inspiration for your little one with these 100 beautiful beachy/surfer baby names. See the list on the Friendly Fig.
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Great list, found via Abby's Sunday Summary.

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Baby Name Aurora: Romantic and Strong

Baby Name Aurora: Romantic and Strong | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Aurora combines mythology, the natural world, and all things Disney princess. No wonder it's a Top 100 favorite today.
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Vihana

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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Origin: Sanskrit विहानाMeaning: "dawn; early morning."Gender: feminine(vee-HAH-nah) The name comes directly from the Sanskrit word विहान (vihana) meaning, "dawn; early morning." Sources Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken SanskritVihana, Vihāna: 2 definitions (wisdomlib.org)विहाना  | Vihana Name Meaning in Hindi, Latest Indian Baby Girl Names Rashi, Nakshatra, Numberology (kidpaw.com)
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20 Perfectly Sunny Girl Names for Summer Babies

20 Perfectly Sunny Girl Names for Summer Babies | Name News | Scoop.it
20 beautiful baby girl names inspired by the sounds, smells, and vibes of summertime.
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BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE SUMMER BABY NAMES FOR GIRLS | 10 BABY GIRL NAMES PERFECT FOR SUMMER

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July Baby Names Turn up the Heat

July Baby Names Turn up the Heat | Name News | Scoop.it
July baby names are some of the hottest around, relating to all things summer and sunshine, as well as notable events, figures, and holidays in July.
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Fajar –

Fajar – | Name News | Scoop.it
Fajar is an Indonesian male name (and word) meaning "dawn, daybreak" derived from Arabic fajrفَجْر (dawn, morning; beginning). Fajr is the name of one of the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims. Origin: Arabic  
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Zuva

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Origin: Shona Meaning: "sun, sunlight, daytime, date, time." Gender: Female Pronunciation: ZOO-vah The name comes directly from the Shona word for day, sunlight, sun or time and date. It is used as a feminine given-name among Shona-speakers in Zimbabwe but also appears as a surname as in the case of South African socialite, Amanda Zuva…
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10 Beautiful New Year's Inspired Baby Names

10 Beautiful New Year's Inspired Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
These beautiful baby names are inspired by the new year, new life and new beginnings. Here's some inspiration for naming your January baby.
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These Names Say Happy New Year

These Names Say Happy New Year | Name News | Scoop.it
New Year baby names carry the messages and meanings associated with the new year: hope, dawn, newness and new beginnings.
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The Baby Name Zia –

The Baby Name Zia – | Name News | Scoop.it
In 1925, New Mexico officially adopted its distinctive state flag: the red sun symbol of the Zia people on a field of yellow. The Zia sun symbol has since become symbolic of the state itself. It…
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Sunny Names for Leo Babies

Sunny Names for Leo Babies | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby names related to the sun work perfectly for babies born under the astrological sign Leo. Leo is symbolized by the sun and the color gold and so shiny names are right for Leo babies.
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Zora: Baby Name of the Day

Zora: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Zora takes Nora, Cora, and Aurora to the next level. A literary name with an appealing meaning, it makes a great girls name that's just slightly surprising.
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