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Girl Names Starting with X: Xandra, Ximena, Xin

Girl Names Starting with X: Xandra, Ximena, Xin | Name News | Scoop.it
Girl names starting with X tend to be pretty rare. Sure, there's Ximena + Xiomara + Xenia. But after than, many of these might be new to you!
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Syfax Milton (?--1910)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Syfax Milton (?--1910) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Watchman and Southron, January 29, 1910.   A Reconstruction-era black legislator from South Carolina, Syfax Milton served thre
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Why A Woman Calls Her Sister's Baby Name Choice A 'Massive Mistake'

Why A Woman Calls Her Sister's Baby Name Choice A 'Massive Mistake' | Name News | Scoop.it
she told me a few weeks ago that she thinks she wants to name her baby boy 'Paradox.'
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Baby Name Pax: Punchy and Peaceful

Baby Name Pax: Punchy and Peaceful | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Pax combines a punchy, modern sound with an ancient, richly significant meaning for a rare, but powerful, name for a child.
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The Entrance of Abraxas –

The Entrance of Abraxas – | Name News | Scoop.it
Abraxas (1970) by Santana In August of 1969, Latin rock band Santana played a career-launching set at Woodstock and (a few weeks later) released its debut album, Santana. In September of 1970, the …
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Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with X

Our Favorite Baby Names Starting with X | Name News | Scoop.it
Last time I linked to the first post rather than re-writing the rules, but I don’t think we want to click through to the first post every time. So let’s make copy-and-paste our enduring…
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Surfer Mick Fanning and fiancée Breeana Randall's baby joy

Surfer Mick Fanning and fiancée Breeana Randall's baby joy | Name News | Scoop.it
38-year-old Mick and 26-year-old American model Breeana took to Instagram to share their happy news, revealing the arrival of Xander Dean Fanning.

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Welcome, Xander!

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Maximum names

Maximum names | Name News | Scoop.it
German theoretical physicist Max Planck, 1858–1947 (Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-R0116-504 / CC-BY-SA 3.0) Max, as both a nickname and full given name, has been very trendy for awhile. It's been in the Top 100 in England and Wales since at least 1998. In 2018, it was #31, and has charted as high as #18 in 2012.…
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Iggy Azalea Reveals The Name Of Her New Baby Boy

Last month, rapper Iggy Azalea announced the shocking news that she had welcomed a baby boy! The news was surprising because Iggy did not share that she was pregnant and kept it a secret for the entirety of her pregnancy. Iggy shared the news on her Instagram Stories writing, “I kept waiting for th
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Welcome, Onyx!

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Elon Musk Changes His Son's Name… Sort Of

Elon Musk Changes His Son's Name… Sort Of | Name News | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the arrival of a son whom he shares with his girlfriend, Canadian singer and pop musician Grimes. He announced the name of his son and it was unusual, to say the least. The name the couple chose was X Æ A-12. After everyone wiped the shocke
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Jamie Otis, Doug Hehner Changed Their Newborn Son's Name

Jamie Otis, Doug Hehner Changed Their Newborn Son's Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Instead, the pair changed their son's name to Hendrix Douglas after the newly minted parents of two, who also share daughter Henley Grace, 2, met their son for the first time.

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Welcome, Hendrix! So the siblings' names are Henley Hehner and Hendrix Hehner?

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Decoding X Æ A-12

Decoding X Æ A-12 | Name News | Scoop.it
How on Earth did Grimes and Elon Musk come up with the name X Æ A-12 for their son? We decode the out-of-this-world celebrity baby name.
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Boy Names Starting with X: Xavier, Xan, Xavion

Boy Names Starting with X: Xavier, Xan, Xavion | Name News | Scoop.it
From favorites like Xander and Xavier to all-but-unknown Xolani and Xue, boy names starting with X offer some stylish possibilities.
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Baby Name Dexter: Sharp and Polished

Baby Name Dexter: Sharp and Polished | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Dexter combines a preppy polish with a heck of an edge. Thanks to Kayt and Natalie for suggesting today’s Name of the Day. DEXTER’S GOT SKILLS The baby name Dexter started out as a surname, from dyster – a medieval English occupational name for one who dyed wool. The wool industry was […]
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Fox, Pax & Felix: Boys Names Ending with X

Fox, Pax & Felix: Boys Names Ending with X | Name News | Scoop.it
From Alex to Max, Pax to Fox to Ajax, boys names ending with x include every style of name. For a cool, current sound, consider these ending with x options.
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A Roze is a Roze: The New Spelling Shifts

A Roze is a Roze: The New Spelling Shifts | Name News | Scoop.it
New upstart letter shifts are changing the way America spells its baby names, with a bold, assertive, high-Scrabble-value style. X and Z are the new creative “power letters.”
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Melissa Benoist Is A Mom!

Melissa Benoist Is A Mom! | Name News | Scoop.it
Actress Melissa Benoist, star of the show Supergirl has welcomed her first child with her husband Chris Wood! View this post on Instagram Huxley Robert Wood got here a few weeks ago ♥️ and this little boy is everything A post shared by Melissa Benoist (@melissabenoist) on Sep 25, 2020 at 12:12pm PDT Th
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Welcome, Huxley Robert!

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Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Vicente vs Xavier = Battle of the names

Nomes e mais Nomes: Duelo de nomes - Vicente vs Xavier = Battle of the names | Name News | Scoop.it
Sondagem de opinião a respeito dos nomes Vicente e Xavier, duas das grandes tendências actuais para meninos portugueses.
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All about Alexis

All about Alexis | Name News | Scoop.it
His Imperial Highness Sovereign Heir, Tsesarevich, and Grand Prince Aleksey Nikolayevich of Russia, now Holy Royal Martyr Saint Aleksey, 30 July/12 August 1904–17 July 1918 Alexis is a Greek name, also used in English, French, and German, derived from the verb alexo (to help, to defend). An Ancient Greek comic poet bore this name, as well…
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Name of Bambi and Lil Scrappy’s baby revealed on Instagram –

Name of Bambi and Lil Scrappy’s baby revealed on Instagram – | Name News | Scoop.it
“She’s here everybody wish my wife @adizthebam a congratulations for being so strong she pushed for 10 min and had our #BabyXYLO beaurtiful head full of hair 7lbs 5oz we are blessed and I’m thanking God he blessed us with a healthy baby.”

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Welcome, Xylo!

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Iggy Azalea Reveals Her Baby Boy's Name in Sweet Audio Recording

Iggy Azalea Reveals Her Baby Boy's Name in Sweet Audio Recording | Name News | Scoop.it
Iggy Azalea revealed in June that she's welcomed a baby boy
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Grimes Reveals the Nickname She Calls Her Baby After Name Change | E! News

In a new profile by Bloomberg, the "Genesis" singer revealed her nickname for her newborn, "Little X." The cute moniker is much simpler than his birth name, which Grimes and Musk have broken down.

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Birth announcement: Felix Owen!

Birth announcement: Felix Owen! | Name News | Scoop.it
I did a private consultation for Sarah and her husband a few weeks ago, right at the end of her pregnancy! She's let me know her little guy has arrived and been given the fantastic name ... Felix Owen! Sarah writes, "Thank you again for all of your help with name ideas ... our little…
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Welcome, Felix!

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Lunchbox Announces Second Baby's Name, Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos | The Bobby Bones Show | Bobby Bones

Lunchbox Announces Second Baby's Name, Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos | The Bobby Bones Show | Bobby Bones | Name News | Scoop.it
Check out all the cute new photos he shared!! #BabyBox2
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Welcome, Maddox!

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