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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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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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Haven, Noble & True: Modern Virtue Names

Modern virtue names take favorites from the past - like Grace - and adapt them for a new generation. Welcome to the world, Haven and Valor.
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Kel Mitchell Welcomes Another Child!

Kel Mitchell Welcomes Another Child! | Name News | Scoop.it
They gave him a wonderful name: Honor Johari–Rice Mitchell! It’s a loaded name with beautiful meaning. ‘Honor’ is an English name that means dignity and recognition. ‘Johari’ is a Swahili name that means jewel. ‘Rice’ is a Welsh name that means fierce warrior. Honor’s middle names are a tribute to his father Kel, who has the same middle names.
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Name Profile- Grace

A timeless virtue name that emanates beauty, femininity, and strength, it’s no wonder Grace is so popular as both a middle and first name. Although she’s far from obscure, especially in the middle spot, this traditional moniker is stately and packed with style. Her gentle elegance has been adored for decades. But is sh
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Sunday Summary: What Happens Next?

Sunday Summary: What Happens Next? | Name News | Scoop.it
Thinking of you + yours today, and what happens in the midst of upheaval. Will names be dramatically different? Maybe ... some guesses here.
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Baby Name Liberty: Strong and Patriotic

Baby Name Liberty: Strong and Patriotic | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Liberty reads virtuous and patriotic - and it has ever since the first World War. But it's also a mainstream twenty-first century word name.
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Birth announcement: Evangeline Truth!

Birth announcement: Evangeline Truth! | Name News | Scoop.it
I posted a name question here on the blog for Elisha and her husband back in November as they struggled to narrow down the list of names they had for their daughter -- it's not always so easy to do when you have a lot of names on your list that you love! I'm delighted…
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PURITAN VIRTUE BABY NAMES from the 1600'S (OLD FASHION BABY NAMES for 2020)

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Able, Blithe, Earnest, Merit, Liberty, Trinity, Felicity, Mercy, Prudence

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Middle Names 2020

Middle Names 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
Millennial parents are getting creative with their children's middle names. These are the top trends in middle names for 2020.
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21 Baby Names Meaning HOPE or MIRACLE | SJ STRUM

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Asha, Beacon, Ailana, Evelina, Jesse, Aurora, Theo, Dove, Jonah, Claramonde, Benedict, Estelle, Harbin, Hope, Lux, Phoenix, Spring, Beatrix, Blessie, Anchor, Amal

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Danielle Brooks Explains Why She Named Her Daughter Freeya

Danielle Brooks Explains Why She Named Her Daughter Freeya | Name News | Scoop.it
Danielle Brooks sat down with PureWow and explained how she and her fiancé came up with their 3-month-old daughter's name, Freeya. Learn more.
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They liked the word (and meaning) Free, and they combined it with Freya.

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Names Meaning Hope Shine a Light

Names Meaning Hope Shine a Light | Name News | Scoop.it
With optimistic meanings like hope, light and happiness, these baby names represent better things to come.
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Baby Name Honor: Vintage Virtue Choice

Baby Name Honor: Vintage Virtue Choice | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Honor combines old-school, antique appeal with our love of modern meaningful choices. Bonus? It works for a daughter or a son.
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 7

Christmas Name Advent - Day 7 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Christmastime is often associated with the concept of peace, mercy and compassion. King Ethelred (911-1016) ordained that the season of the Nativity should be a time of peace and concord among men when all strife must cease. There is a rather nice Christmas ritual in Serbian churches, wher
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Four Moments When Americans Named Babies Peace, Freedom, Victory and Liberty

Four Moments When Americans Named Babies Peace, Freedom, Victory and Liberty | Name News | Scoop.it
On this election eve, let’s take a moment to remember some past times when Americans were challenged, or inspired, and some of the values that united us. 1918: PeaceAs Armistice finally brought an end to the horrors of the First World War, parents celebrated with baby names that reflected the […]
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Nirav

Origin: Sanskrit नीरव Spelling: Gujurati નીરવ, Marathi नीरवMeaning: "calm; silent."Gender: masculine(NEE-rav) The name is derived from the Sanskrit नीरव (nirava), meaning, "calm; silent; noiseless." Another transliteration is Neerav. Sources https://www.pitarau.com/meaning-of-niravhttps://www.behindthename.com/name/niravhttps://m.spokensanskrit.orghttps://www.behindthename.com/name/niravhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirav
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Names Meaning Freedom Celebrate Independence Day

Names Meaning Freedom Celebrate Independence Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Celebrate July the Fouth with names meaning freedom and independence. Besides Liberty there are lots of great options, from Saoirse to Scheherazade.
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If There’s a Post-Quarantine Baby Boom, These Are the 9 Baby Names We Think Will Come Out of It

Having a romantic quarantine? Not exactly. Still, we wouldn’t be surprised if, on the other side of all this, we come to discover that a lot of couples used the opportunity to, well, get busy and famil
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Baby Name Grace: Virtuous and Traditional

Baby Name Grace: Virtuous and Traditional | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Grace travels from the ancient world to Plymouth Rock to Monaco, fading in and out of fashion, but never losing that rich meaning.
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Stacy Keibler and Jared Pobre Welcome Daughter Isabella Faith

Stacy Keibler and Jared Pobre Welcome Daughter Isabella Faith | Name News | Scoop.it
"Today is so special because it's my first Mother’s Day as a family of five!" Stacy Keibler captioned her Sunday announcement, in part
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Welcome, Isabella!

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'NEW VIRTUE' BABY NAMES For A Post-Virus World | 'The True Believer' trend prediction | SJ STRUM

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Solomon, Felicity, Amity, Joy, Hero, Charity, Blythe, Bravery, Harbour, Haven, Constanza, Maverick, Patience, Sage, Promise, Verity, Bliss, Ernest, Pax

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MODERN VIRTUE WORD NAMES For BOY, GIRL & GENDER NEUTRAL

MEANINGFUL BABY NAMES BASED ON 2020 MODERN VIRTUES & VALUES THAT REFLECT THE CHARACTER TRAITS WE WANT OUR CHILDREN TO HAVE. YOU WILL FIND NAMES MEANING FAITH, STRENGTH, PASSION, DESTINY, & MORE FOR THE MODERN PARENT.

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Reverie, Revere, Dharma, Hale, Kismet, Destiny, Bastion, Ardor, Pax, Keen

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BABY NAMES Meaning HOPE for BOY, GIRL & GENDER NEUTRAL

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Brayleigh, Toivo, Von, Evangeline, Dove, Amal, Munia, Nadia, Hope

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What Do You Think of “Verve”? –

What Do You Think of “Verve”? – | Name News | Scoop.it
I learned recently that actress Shawnee Smith (remember The Blob?) had a daughter in 1999 and named her Verve, in part “after a British band” that she and her then-husband really liked.…
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