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The Start of Sondi –

The Start of Sondi – | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondi on “Adventures In Paradise” in 1960 The Sandy-like name Sondi debuted in the U.S. data in 1959 and saw the most usage during the early 1960s: 1962: 7 baby girls named Sondi1961: 2…
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Ask : A Middle Name for Royce

Ask : A Middle Name for Royce | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for a sibling baby name? See our suggestions for Evander's little brother, based on popularity, sound, and family fit.
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GOT7’s BamBam Reveals The Reason His Brothers’ Names Are Beer And Bank

GOT7’s BamBam Reveals The Reason His Brothers’ Names Are Beer And Bank | Name News | Scoop.it
On the latest episode of “Ask Us Anything,” GOT7’s BamBam shared that he had almost been named something very different! During the August 18 broadcast of the JTBC variety show, BamBam explained to the cast that Thai parents typically give their children two names. “BamBam is my real name,” he said. “The reason that everyone
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S My Name is Sophie: 10 Thai Names You Never Thought of Using: Boys

S My Name is Sophie: 10 Thai Names You Never Thought of Using: Boys | Name News | Scoop.it
On to the boys! I've got ten stylish Thai names for you all today that I think would work on babies born almost anywhere in the world. If you haven't already, check out the girls list, and leave your thoughts in the comments!
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Duana Names: 911 Name Emergency|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: 911 Name Emergency|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
My good friend is Swedish and her husband is Thai. They just had a beautiful baby girl last week who is still unnamed. They are completely stuck and have no leads or ideas.
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Baby Boys in Thailand Named for Soap Opera Brothers - Nancy's Baby Names

Baby Boys in Thailand Named for Soap Opera Brothers - Nancy's Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
So far this year, well over 1,000 babies in Thailand have been named after characters on the popular soap opera Suparbburuth Chutathep.
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I wonder how much of an increase this represents from figures for these names before the show.

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Name Quotes 77: Shyra, Jordan, Haroon –

Name Quotes 77: Shyra, Jordan, Haroon – | Name News | Scoop.it
Time for this month’s batch of name-related quotes! From the 2008 novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (which is narrated by character Katniss Everdeen): The girl with the arrows, Glimme…
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Dara –

Dara – | Name News | Scoop.it
Dara is a given name with a variety of meanings and origins: Dara is a male name in Irish which comes from dair meaning "oak" which comes from Proto-Celtic *daru deriving from a PIE root word. Dara is also an anglicized form of Dáire meaning "fruitful, fertile" and is the name of several figures in Irish mythology; it's also a…
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Lunar names

While everyone knows the names Luna (very quickly rising towards the Top 100), after the Roman goddess of the Moon, and Selene/Selena, after the Greek goddess of the Moon, there are also a lot of other great names with lunar-related meanings. Many of these names are from Asian languages. Unisex: Aytaç means "Moon crown" in…
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I especially love all the 'ay' names from Turkic languages. Aynur, Gülnay...so beautiful.

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S My Name is Sophie: 10 Thai Names You Never Thought of Using: Girls

S My Name is Sophie: 10 Thai Names You Never Thought of Using: Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
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They're Thai-rific! No really, they're lovely: Lawan, Isaree, Nim, and more.

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Why Did Sarah Drew Name Her Daughter Hannah Mali Rose? She Says...

Why Did Sarah Drew Name Her Daughter Hannah Mali Rose? She Says... | Name News | Scoop.it
This week, Sarah took to Twitter to explain her baby’s name in a series of tweets, and it makes us love her choice even more.
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Birds, flowers, and a beloved biblical classic.  Pretty good as influences go.

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