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Name Profile- Scout

Name Profile- Scout | Name News | Scoop.it
A spunky word name first considered a given name possibility from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout is lurking just outside the top 1000 as of 2019. A viable option for either gender, Scout has a chipper and bright sound and plenty of young namesakes to vouch for its youthful touch. Celebabies in particular are
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Two Syllable Names Reign Supreme

Two Syllable Names Reign Supreme | Name News | Scoop.it
A whistle-stop tour of the most popular name length of all. Discover some of the coolest two syllable names out there, from Alice to Zadok.
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Quintuple syllables

From the short and sweet to the long and flowery, here are some names with five syllables. Unsurprisingly, a great many of them are Italian. Female: Adorabella Alexandria, Alexandrina Anastasia, Anastasiya, Anastazia Annunziata, Annunciata Artemisia Aureliana Bartolomea Bonaventura (means "good fortune" in Italian) Candelaria Capitolina, Kapitolina Cassiopeia Desideria Diamantina Dionisia Eleftheria Eleonora Elisabeta, Elisabetta, Elizabeta…
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Baby Boy Van___ant, Brother to Benjamin and Zachary

Baby Boy Van___ant, Brother to Benjamin and Zachary | Name News | Scoop.it
If you are happy with the name Jeremy Matthew, then you are DONE!
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Name Rhythm and Musical Baby Names - YouTube

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Duana Names: That Is A Name That Exists Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: That Is A Name That Exists Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
We are both tree/plant people. He's a tree scientist and I'm a landscape designer, so we definitely want a plant/nature name, but I'm leaning away from the super-literal. 

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18 Unique Baby Names With 3 Syllables That Have A Sophisticated Ring To Them

One of the hardest things about choosing the perfect name for your baby is making sure that whatever you pick for her first name sounds right with her surname. For example, rhyming is generally not a result most parents want to achieve (unless you wa…
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A list of unique baby names that contain 4 syllables

A list of unique baby names that contain 4 syllables | Name News | Scoop.it
These four-syllable names will be sure to stand out from a crowd.
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Baby name consultation: Five-syllable, not-“harsh” name needed for boy no. 5

Baby name consultation: Five-syllable, not-“harsh” name needed for boy no. 5 | Name News | Scoop.it
Two years ago I had the privilege of doing a consultation for Amanda and her husband, and then announcing the birth of her baby boy, and today I'm thrilled to post this new consultation for her new baby-on-the-way, another boy! This little guy joins lots of big brothers and one big sister: Oliver Lawrence Elizabeth…
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Is there a magic baby naming formula? Open to find out!

Guidelines can be helpful. I share them all the time. But there’s a massive difference between a guideline to consider and a rule to follow.

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Baby Naming Issue: One-Syllable First Names with One-Syllable Surnames

Baby Naming Issue: One-Syllable First Names with One-Syllable Surnames | Name News | Scoop.it
Dearest Swistle, I’m not currently expecting (hopefully soon!) but I’d love to get your input on a conundrum I have. I have a single syllable last name, but almost all of my favorite ba…
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Name Help: Elias, Lydia, and ...

Name Help: Elias, Lydia, and ... | Name News | Scoop.it
Their older kids' name are both 5-letters, 3-syllables. Now they're looking for a name that fits the patter for their new baby. But ... should they?
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24 Baby Names With Three Syllables Every Mom Will Be Using In 2019

24 Baby Names With Three Syllables Every Mom Will Be Using In 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Long names are attractive because they instantly sound classy and sophisticated.
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Duana Names: Purgatory Panic|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Purgatory Panic|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
What’s clear to me is that you really want a two-syllable name with lots of vowel sounds, and maybe some unusual consonants while we’re at it
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25 Two Syllable Names Perfect For A 2019 Baby

25 Two Syllable Names Perfect For A 2019 Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
With so many choices, it can be hard to pick the “right” one.
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Roses and Cellar Doors: Dactylic Names (girls)

A dactyl is a stressed syllable followed by two unstressed syllables, like Cassidy or Madelyn.
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24 Baby Names With 4 Syllables, Because You've Got A Tempo In Mind

Choosing a baby name is serious business. Whether you know you want a name that starts with a certain letter or you want baby names with four syllables, it can be hard to find something you really love. (It's even harder if you have a partner who has…
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18 Unique Baby Names With Two Syllables, Because You're Trying To Keep It Simple

18 Unique Baby Names With Two Syllables, Because You're Trying To Keep It Simple | Name News | Scoop.it
I have one of those long names that I apologize for when someone asks me to spell it. "It's a long one, so hold on to your hat." Ultimately, I don't mind it because my name is wrapped in meaning, including the fact that I am named for my grandmother.…
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Name Help: 5 letter, 3 syllable name for Baby Five! - Appellation Mountain

Name Help: 5 letter, 3 syllable name for Baby Five! - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
They've set a pattern for naming their children, and that means a 5-letter, 3-syllable name for baby number five! Time for #namehelp.
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Name Help: Zane, Fox, Violet, and ... - Appellation Mountain

Name Help: Zane, Fox, Violet, and ... - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
I think the main issue we’re having is that my husband and I both tend to like “thing” names, like Fox and Violet, but I’ve been trying to find a non “thing” name for this baby so my first born isn’t the odd one out.
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