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Name Profile- Rain

Name Profile- Rain | Name News | Scoop.it
Peaceful and powerful, this unisex nature name is simple and not too weird for a child of either gender born today to bear. Potentially a name for your son or daughter on the way, this punchy little name could be the best for your new addition to the family. But does Rain’s rarity make the name simply too exotic or gloomy for a child? Or does Rain’s imagery keep the name a peaceful and natural choice for a baby or adult? Today, I’m taking a good look at the name Rain, including analyzing the goo
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Christmas Name Advent - Day 2

Christmas Name Advent - Day 2 | Name News | Scoop.it
~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Nothing symbolises winter quite like it. Even our friends in the southern hemisphere, despite being their summer, send each other Christmas cards depicting snow. And what self-respecting Christmas movie hasn't invested in a hefty snow machine to create a Christmassy ambience? The ancient Greeks had a goddess o
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Riham

Riham | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic رحيمMeaning: "light rain; drizzle."Gender: femininePronunciation: re-HAHM The name is derived from the Arabic رحيم meaning "light rain; drizzle. A popular Urdu transliteration is Rihaam. Other Arabic transliterations are Roham & Reeham. Sources https://quranicnames.com/riham/https://www.behindthename.com/name/riham/submittedhttps://www.almaany.com/en/dict/ar-en/riham/
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Baby Named “Cyclone Cape Dove Four Bells” –

Baby Named “Cyclone Cape Dove Four Bells” – | Name News | Scoop.it
The Waipa in the late 19th century. In November of 1878, a baby boy was born aboard the New Zealand ship Waipa, which was under the command of Capt. John Gorn at the time. The baby, “born in …
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On Being the Eye of the Storm

On Being the Eye of the Storm | Name News | Scoop.it
Hurricanes have human names, and so I write about them. But now Hurricane Laura—Hurricane Me—is on its way to the Gulf Coast, and it feels weirder than I ever imagined.
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This baby was born in a Cedar Rapids basement just hours after the storm

he and his wife didn’t start out planning to give their children tree-themed names. But they liked the name Magnolia for daughter No. 1. Then it made sense to name their second daughter Willow.

“At that point, I could tell people we were growing a forest,” Corey Chestnut said. And then came Maple.
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The most popular eco-friendly baby names of 2020 | saveonenergy.com

The most popular eco-friendly baby names of 2020 | saveonenergy.com | Name News | Scoop.it
SaveOnEnergy discovers the most popular eco-friendly inspired baby names of 2020.
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Jonny Craig Reveals He’s Having A Baby Boy, Announces Baby Name –

Jonny Craig Reveals He’s Having A Baby Boy, Announces Baby Name – | Name News | Scoop.it
We’re ready for you Storm
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Varsha, Varshan

Varsha, Varshan | Name News | Scoop.it
The name Varsha वर्षा is a Sanskrit female name meaning rain and refers to the varsha (rainy) season in the Hindu calendar. The name is borne by Indian actress, Varsha Usgaonkar (b. 1968). A masculine form is Varshan. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/varsha http://spokensanskrit.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varsha
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Sisira

Sisira | Name News | Scoop.it
The name comes from the Sanskrit शिशिर, which can mean "cold, cool, chilly, hoarfrost, or dew." In the Indian Calendar, sisira refers to the cold season, roughly translating as the winter season, sisira makes up the months of Māgha and Phālguna (January-March in the Western Calendar). It is the name of a mountain on the…
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Storm van der Zee –

Storm van der Zee – | Name News | Scoop.it
In October of 1636, Albert Andriessen Bradt and his wife Annetje boarded the Wapen Van Rensselaerwyck in Amsterdam and set off for the New World. (Interestingly, neither one was Dutch: Albert was o…
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Sariyah, Sarya

Sariyah, Sarya | Name News | Scoop.it

Pexels.comPhoto by Luck Galindo on Pexels.com Origin: Arabic ساريةUrdu: سریاHindi:  सरियाBengla: সারিয়াMeaning: "clouds at night."Gender: feminine Sariyah سارية is from an Arabic word that means "clouds at night." It is derived from the Arabic root S-R-A, and can be associated with "night rain" or "night travel."…

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Megha

Megha | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by luizclas on Pexels.com Origin: Sanskrit मेघ, Hindi मेघपुंजMeaning: "cloud."Gender: feminineMAY-gah The name comes directly from the Sanskrit word for "cloud." It is also the name of a raga in the Hindustani classical music tradition. Sources https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meghahttp://sanskritdictionary.com/?iencoding=iast&q=megha&lang=sans&action=Searchhttps://dict.hinkhoj.com/shabdkhoj.php?word=megha&ie=UTF-8
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Miglė

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Photo by Vlad Bagacian on Pexels.com Origin: LithuanianMeaning: "mist; fog;" also "bluegrass."Gender: femininePronunciation: MIG-lay The name comes directly from the Lithuanian word migla, meaning "fog; mist." This is also the word for the plant, "bluegrass." It has been in the Top Most Popular Female Names in Lithuania since 1999, and peaked at #10 in 2010.…
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About Names: Hurricanes can cause a brief rise in a name's popularity, then a drop

About Names: Hurricanes can cause a brief rise in a name's popularity, then a drop | Name News | Scoop.it
Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his August 29th column, he looks at the history of hurricane names. During World War II American meteorologists commonly gave
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Black Lab’s Name Is Revealed

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Black Lab’s Name Is Revealed | Name News | Scoop.it
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's black Labrador rescue dog's name is revealed to be Pula
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Usain Bolt Shares Daughter's Legendary Name

Usain Bolt Shares Daughter's Legendary Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Usain shared a photo of his daughter wearing a beautiful blush pink gown with matching hairband. He captioned the photo with her name: Olympia Lightning Bolt.
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COOL AND UNIQUE SUMMER BABY NAMES FOR BOYS: BABY BOY NAMES PERFECT FOR SUMMER

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Niharika

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Origin: Hindi नीहारिका Meaning: "nebula." Gender: feminine (NEE-har-e-kah) The name comes directly from the Hindi word नीहारिका (nikarika) meaning "nebula." The name is borne by actress, Niharika Singh (b. 1982). Sources https://dict.hinkhoj.com/hindi-dictionary.php?word=niharika&ie=UTF-8 https://www.behindthename.com/name/niharika/submitted https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niharika
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Barron Hilton and Wife Tessa Welcome Daughter Milou Alizee

Barron Hilton and Wife Tessa Welcome Daughter Milou Alizee | Name News | Scoop.it
“We found the name Milou from where we met — Pointe Milou in St Barths. We thought it was only fitting.”

“Her middle name, Alizée, means ‘trade winds’ in French,” the new parents added. “The winds of the island are what brought us together and then a few years later, it is what brought us Milou. She is a gift from the island.”
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Here's how storms are named in the UK

Here's how storms are named in the UK | Name News | Scoop.it
While the US has been naming its storms since the 1950s, the UK only adopted the practice in 2014. Not all storms are given names – only those big enough to cause significant damage. Giving a storm a
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