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Forgotten Historic 'Vintage Botanical' Baby Names - A-Z | SJ STRUM RARE BABY NAMES

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Let's talk about the 100 year rule

Let's talk about the 100 year rule | Name News | Scoop.it
Parents often rule out favorite names because of pop culture or current events. But those associations often fade ... sometimes in a matter of weeks.
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Name Help: A Brother for Bertram

Name Help: A Brother for Bertram | Name News | Scoop.it
Elizabeth is expecting her second baby -- a brother for son Bertram "Bertie". Elizabeth writes: "I was utterly convinced that this time we were having a girl, to the point where I have only made a list of girls names and since having a scan and finding out we'r
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Actress Jenny Slate Welcomes Her First Child

Actress Jenny Slate Welcomes Her First Child | Name News | Scoop.it

Jenny responded by sharing that she and Ben named their daughter Ida Lupine.

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Welcome, Ida!

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Vintage Baby Names

Vintage Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
If you're searching for unique baby names, you might want to look to the past. Find out which baby names were popular in the late 1800s and still ring true today.
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Up-and-Coming Vintage Nicknames For Girls

Up-and-Coming Vintage Nicknames For Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Vintage nicknames are in a league all their own. With beautiful old-timey energy and a certain liveliness and youthful touch, some of my own favorites or nicknames for my favorites find themselves on this list. Today, I’m taking a look at some sweet and sassy nicknames from the past that feel ready for revival in the n
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A Secret Stash of Names like Everly? –

A Secret Stash of Names like Everly? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ever-names, particularly Everly, are very trendy right now. In 2019, over 4,750 baby girls were named Everly, making Everly the 43rd most popular girl name in the nation. And it was trailed in the …
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Baby Name Avonelle: Vintage Mystery

Baby Name Avonelle: Vintage Mystery | Name News | Scoop.it
Time for a vintage mystery with the baby name Avonelle. From France to New Jersey from Sir Walter Scott to Yosemite and mor
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Baby Name Betty: Sweetly Vintage Nickname Name

Baby Name Betty: Sweetly Vintage Nickname Name | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Betty feels sweetly vintage, but with an edge, too. With a Taylor Swift song and a celebrity baby, is Betty ready for revival?
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Baby name consultation: Traditional, vintage, old-timey name for first baby

Baby name consultation: Traditional, vintage, old-timey name for first baby | Name News | Scoop.it
This consultation is for a first baby! The mama writes, "My husband and I are looking for a name for our first baby. We haven’t found out the baby’s sex. If it’s a boy, his name will be John, which is a family name ... For girl names we are stuck and haven't found one…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Nomes retro femininos para meninas portuguesas = Retro feminine names for Portuguese girls

Nomes e mais Nomes: Nomes retro femininos para meninas portuguesas = Retro feminine names for Portuguese girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Lista de nomes retro femininos para meninas portuguesas.
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Handlebar Mustache Names for Boys

Handlebar Mustache Names for Boys | Name News | Scoop.it
These names push so far into old-time formality that they emerge on the other side with a sense of fun. Picture them with a handlebar mustache, a top hat, and…could that be a wink?
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Baby Name Edwin: A Winning Classic

Baby Name Edwin: A Winning Classic | Name News | Scoop.it
Classic baby name Edwin benefits from a long history of use, combined with a great final syllable: the victorious win. What's not to love?
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Vintage Baby Boy Names from the 1900s (Edwardian & Progressive Era Names) | RAQUEL CRUZ

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Nomes retro, de 1 a 10

Nomes e mais Nomes: Nomes retro, de 1 a 10 | Name News | Scoop.it
O blog dos nomes portugueses de A a Z. Nomes portugueses e Nomes brasileiros. Significados. Nomes antigos e modernos, rankings, debates!
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Period Drama Inspired Baby Names from 1880 - Bridgerton SPOILER (S2 *A Baby Name Revealed?) SJ STRUM

Gilbert (and Blythe), Sibyl, Gabriel (and Oak), Bathsheba (and Everdene), Demelza, Morwenna, Daphne, Colin, Benedict, Eloise, Hyacinth, Minnie, Ida, Lula, Effie, Della, Nancy, Viola, Hazel, Marion, Jesse, Floyd, Otto, Eugene, and more.

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Baby Name Prudence: Vintage Virtue Revival

Baby Name Prudence: Vintage Virtue Revival | Name News | Scoop.it
Vintage virtue baby name Prudence might seem stuck in the past. But the numbers suggest that a revival already be underway.
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Extremely Rare Vintage Baby Names to use in 2021 - so old they've been forgotten! | RAQUEL CRUZ

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Delphia, Sophronia, Dulcie, Odessa, Exie, Blossom, Leda, Maebelle, Tressa, Victorine, Dempsey, Sumner, Lafe, Fielding, Houston, Leopold, Hamilton, Orson.

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1921 Girl Names: Mary, Lucy, Ida, Libby

1921 Girl Names: Mary, Lucy, Ida, Libby | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Top Ten to the comeback kids to the obscure favorites that could be perfect for 2021, these 1921 girl names cover every style.
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Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide

Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide | Name News | Scoop.it
Traditional girl names range from the timeless classics to the unique vintage gems that feel ripe for revival today. We round up 100+ of the best.
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Victorian Baby Names Revive an Era

Victorian Baby Names Revive an Era | Name News | Scoop.it
Victorian baby names feel fresh and strong, even as other vintage names rise up the charts. We round up the best popular and unique Victorian picks.
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Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock

Cottagecore Baby Names Turn Back the Clock | Name News | Scoop.it
Cottagecore baby names embrace the vintage, wholesome aesthetic of the cottagecore movement. See our picks for the most bucolic names.
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Lost Names Return to the Charts

Lost Names Return to the Charts | Name News | Scoop.it
These lost names disappeared for decades, but are back on the charts now. From whimsical words to vintage nicknames, rediscover some true rarities.
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Names Ripe For Revival

Names Ripe For Revival | Name News | Scoop.it
I’m always talking about the 100 year rule, the rule that says that 100 years after a name is at its most popular, it will come back in vogue. Some of my favorite names are byproducts of this rule, modern favorites that have retained that old-timey feel such as August and Eleanor. Those names no longer have lots of nam
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Choosing Vintage Boy Names

Choosing Vintage Boy Names | Name News | Scoop.it
They agree on vintage boy names, and yet can't agree on The Name for this baby! What would you choose for Blythe Norah's little brother?
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