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Thankful & Grateful –

Thankful & Grateful – | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Thanksgiving! In honor of the holiday, I present to you a mother and daughter with an appreciative pair of names: Thankful and Grateful. These two were part of the late-18th century Gould fam…
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Surprising Pilgrim Names

Surprising Pilgrim Names | Name News | Scoop.it
I’ve always been curious as to what names actually first graced Plymouth Rock, and the Mayflower Passenger list sheds some light on what names were stylish among the Puritan pilgrims of the time period. The passenger list was written by Governor William Bradford about 30 years after the ship docked, or rather, collided
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The ABCs of Popular Names: A Four Part Series

The ABCs of Popular Names: A Four Part Series | Name News | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is coming up, and I thought I’d be fitting to commemorate the holiday with a four part series surrounding one of my favorite parts of baby names: popularity. Watching and predicting name popularity is a thrilling activity, and it’s made even better when you’re right! I thought I’d give us an opportunity to
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Temitope

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Origin: Yoruba Meaning: "mine is worthy of gratitude." Gender: unisex (TEM-ih-TOH-peh) The name is a traditional Yoruban unisex meaning "mine is worthy of gratitude." The name is usually given to children by Yoruban parents when they feel gratitude, especially to God, regarding the birth of the child or any other reason. Common short forms are…
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: The Ultimate Thanksgiving Name Post

Ren's Baby Name Blog: The Ultimate Thanksgiving Name Post | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Thanksgiving to all my U.S. followers! I wasn't sure what route I was going to go today when the lightbulb went off in my head.
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Family Names Getting More Adventurous

Family Names Getting More Adventurous | Name News | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving means family...and family names. Here's our ultimate guide to choosing the newest, most creative names with family meaning.
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Thanksgiving names at CatholicMom!

Thanksgiving names at CatholicMom! | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary! The beautiful name Presentación refers to this very feast (and is an entry in my book as a result). <3 My November CatholicMom.com article posted yesterday, in which I discuss those interesting Puritan names and how they're maybe not that far off from Catholic names:…
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Plymouth Warren Snyder (1851-1943)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Plymouth Warren Snyder (1851-1943) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the Altoona Mirror, 1943.   Another standout figure in the history of Blair County, Pennsylvania, Plymouth Warre
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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | Surprising Names Straight from the Mayflower

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | Surprising Names Straight from the Mayflower | Name News | Scoop.it
Embarking in 1620, parents from Delfshaven, Holland and London, England sailed the Atlantic at great risk in order to establish a New World. While many of them liked traditional names such as William and Mary, there are plenty of surprises among the baby names chosen by these first colonists.
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These 11 Thanksgiving-themed baby names are truly tasteful

These 11 Thanksgiving-themed baby names are truly tasteful | Name News | Scoop.it
The 11 best Thanksgiving-themed baby names that people love.
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Names of Turkeys Pardoned by U.S. Presidents

Many of the turkeys pardoned by the president had a backup, this list contains the names of both.
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Thankful Names for Thanksgiving: Graziella and Gwendolen

Thankful Names for Thanksgiving: Graziella and Gwendolen | Name News | Scoop.it
For the Thanksgiving babe, how about a name that means thanks or blessings?
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Plymouth by Alexia Mae | Names Daily • Nov 27, 2016 at 4:20pm UTC

Plymouth by Alexia Mae | Names Daily • Nov 27, 2016 at 4:20pm UTC | Name News | Scoop.it
Plymouth is the Pilgrim's name for #NamesDailyPatuxet, and I've talked about it before on here. It really is a lovely name. Similar in feel to Gwyneth, Lilith, Meredith, and Beth/Elizabeth. Plym is like, the most darling nickname.
If you aren't crazy about the spelling, you could use the other spelling Plimoth.
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Fun reading for your Thanksgiving!

Fun reading for your Thanksgiving! | Name News | Scoop.it
Be sure to check back in on Friday for the Sancta Nomina Black Friday deals! I read two things recently that I know you'll all enjoy! This is the more recent one: Reasons to celebrate your Name Day by Tom Hoopes on Aleteia. I love the Name Day tradition in many (all?) European countries! And…
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Welcome, Maggie Jayne!

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What's Your Thanksgiving Name?

What's Your Thanksgiving Name? | Name News | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving names are festive and traditional. Take our latest quiz and we'll tell you which name matches your Thanksgiving personality.
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Names To Give Your Baby That Show How Thankful You Are For Them

Names To Give Your Baby That Show How Thankful You Are For Them | Name News | Scoop.it
These are some names that you can name your baby if you want them to know how thankful you are for them.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thanks Albert Anderson (1889-1974)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Thanks Albert Anderson (1889-1974) | Name News | Scoop.it
Anderson during his tenure as Mayor of Tempe.   One of the more curious names you'll see while perusing a roster of Tempe, Arizon
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Best of... Thanksgiving Baby Names

Best of... Thanksgiving Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for a baby name inspired by the Thanksgiving holiday? Don't miss our curated list of the best Thanksgiving baby names!
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Puritan-inspired Names for Catholic Babies

Puritan-inspired Names for Catholic Babies | Name News | Scoop.it
Expecting a Thanksgiving baby? Kate Towne shows you how to tap into the naming style of the early New England settlers.
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20 Baby Names That Mean "Thankful" 

20 Baby Names That Mean "Thankful"  | Name News | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of many. Here are baby names that pay homage to the holiday and give thanks for priceless little ones.
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Virtue Baby Names: The Ultimate List of Lists

Virtue Baby Names: The Ultimate List of Lists | Name News | Scoop.it
Love virtue baby names? This is the ultimate list of lists from all around the internet, from Plymouth Rock to the space age, and everywhere in between.
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Another fantastic round-up from Abby! I'm looking forward to (re)reading all these posts.

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Name Profile: Gratian

Name Profile: Gratian | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Thanksgiving to our friends across the pond! I’m dedicating this first Name Profile to everyone celebrating today, and I’ve chosen a fitting candidate in honour of the occasion.
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Happy Thanksgiving!

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I've written a Puritan name acrostic for you all!  An acrostic is a poem in which a letter from each line (especially the first letter) spells something out. Happy... Temperance - 232 girls in 2016.  It was a top 1000 name between 2011 and 2014. Hope - 1324 girls (#240) and 7 boys. Amity -…
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Ooh good idea with the acrostic!

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Baby names from Pilgrim surnames: Carver, Fletcher, Rigsdale… - YouTube

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