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The 10 best drinks to name your children after

The 10 best drinks to name your children after | Name News | Scoop.it
After a mother came under fire for naming her children Tiamarie and Jackdaniel, here are the other drinks that make for unusual monikers
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Name Quotes #73: Kamilah, Alexa, Bob –

Name Quotes #73: Kamilah, Alexa, Bob – | Name News | Scoop.it
Actress Jameela Jamil labeled “Kamilah Al-Jamil” by E! News The red carpet prank pulled on actress Jameela Jamil at the Golden Globes back in January: Jameela Jamil’s name was spelled w…
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Stingl: Her name is Marijuana Pepsi, and she just got her doctorate

Stingl: Her name is Marijuana Pepsi, and she just got her doctorate | Name News | Scoop.it
She interviewed black students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she received her bachelor's degree, about the effect of their distinctly black names on their treatment by teachers and on their academic achievement. The young people were eager to talk on this topic.
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Names in the News: Snow, Gopay, Henderson –

Names in the News: Snow, Gopay, Henderson – | Name News | Scoop.it
Some recent and not-so-recent baby names from the news… Abhinandan: Multiple babies born in India in March of 2019 were named Abhinandan following the release of mustachioed IAF wing-commande…
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Audrey Claire begets Audrey Claire: Couple names baby after Center City restaurant

Audrey Claire begets Audrey Claire: Couple names baby after Center City restaurant | Name News | Scoop.it
When the couple found out that a baby girl was on the way, “there was never another thought," dad Jason Craparo said. "She was just going to be ‘Audrey Claire.’”
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Is “Denifer” Still Refined? –

Is “Denifer” Still Refined? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Denifer ad from 1921 Did you know that there’s a building in Chicago called the Denifer — “refined” spelled backwards? When it first opened in 1921, the name was mocked by s…
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Alexa, mach das Licht an! = Alexa, turn the light on!

Alexa, mach das Licht an! = Alexa, turn the light on! | Name News | Scoop.it
Besonders häufig war der Vorname Alexa in Deutschland noch nie. Im vorherigen Jahrtausend war der Name kaum gebräuchlich und seit der Jahrtausendwende wurden
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On the fall (in the last 2 years) of the name Alexa in Germany.

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Kardashians File Trademarks for North, Saint, True, Stormi and Chicago | TMZ.com

Kardashians File Trademarks for North, Saint, True, Stormi and Chicago | TMZ.com | Name News | Scoop.it
Kim, Khloe and Kylie file trademarks for their brood.
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Name Quotes #68: Ciara, Mayday, Bruce –

Name Quotes #68: Ciara, Mayday, Bruce – | Name News | Scoop.it
“My mom was trying to figure out my name when my dad bought her a fragrance called Ciara by Revlon. That’s where my name came from!”
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"Jamal Khashoggi" Chosen 2018 Name of the Year

"Jamal Khashoggi" Chosen 2018 Name of the Year | Name News | Scoop.it
“Jamal Khashoggi” was chosen the Name of the Year for 2018 by the American Name Society at its annual meeting in New York City on January 4, 2019.

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Kids named after Google and Windows Vista and why their parents did it

Kids named after Google and Windows Vista and why their parents did it | Name News | Scoop.it
Google, Like, Vista and Iuma: Here's why parents name their kids after tech products.
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Southern Charm's Kathryn Dennis' Kids Furniture Line

Southern Charm's Kathryn Dennis' Kids Furniture Line | Name News | Scoop.it
The line will be named after her children, Kensington (Kensie), 4, and Saint, 2½, whom she shares with her co-star and ex Thomas Ravenel.
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Mother who gave birth in Toyota names triplets after car

Mother who gave birth in Toyota names triplets after car | Name News | Scoop.it
The triplets are Nazrina Khaira Avanza, Nazrina Haura Avanza and Nazrina Khaula Avanza.
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Javanese baby named after Google gets free swag from the tech giant, Asia News

Javanese baby named after Google gets free swag from the tech giant, Asia News | Name News | Scoop.it
One of them was a jumper with 'Google' written on it. Baby Google was then photographed wearing the jumper.

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Bekasi parents name their child 'Google' - City

Bekasi parents name their child 'Google' - City | Name News | Scoop.it
“I hope my son will grow up to be a leader who is useful to many others,” she said on Friday as quoted by kompas.com. 
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Baby Names from Bleaching Creams? –

Baby Names from Bleaching Creams? – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ad campaigns don’t just popularize products — they also popularize baby names. And ads for certain types of products (like perfumes) are much more likely to influence baby names than ad…
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A Surprising Amount Of People Are Naming Their Kids "Tesla" And "Elon"

A Surprising Amount Of People Are Naming Their Kids "Tesla" And "Elon" | Name News | Scoop.it
Graph courtesy of SSANaming kids with automotive-related names isn't a completely ne
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Name Help: Is Colby Too Cheesy?

Between the cheddar and the dynasty on Dynasty, is Colby just plain cheesy? Or is this family name the perfect choice for Kristin's new son?
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Meet baby Henderson – the baby named after Sheffield’s famous Relish!  - The Star

Meet baby Henderson – the baby named after Sheffield’s famous Relish!  - The Star | Name News | Scoop.it
Say hello to little baby Henderson – named after Sheffield’s famous Henderson’s Relish!
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Baby Names, Influencer Culture, and Personal Branding - YouTube

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Featuring the voice of Laurel Sutton :)

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Mystery Monday: Fashionette –

Mystery Monday: Fashionette – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ready for a mystery from the ’80s? Today’s mystery baby name is Fashionette, which popped up in the SSA data for three consecutive years in the 1980s: 1989: unlisted 1988: 6 baby girls …
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Made of human hair? *shudders*

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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | Three Baby Names that Came from TV Commercials

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | Three Baby Names that Came from TV Commercials | Name News | Scoop.it

Dijonnaise, Jaymes and Enjoli.

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New year, new name? Ten tips.

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is naming – or renaming – a company, a product, an organization, or a process, I’m here to help. Yes, you could hire me to do the job. Or you could do it yourself by following these guidelines. Give yourself time. I’v
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Dinty Moore: Man or Meal? –

Both! Plus: two fictional characters, and lots of restaurants. Originally, though, Dinty Moore was a character. He was created for the comic strip Bringing Up Father, which was popular back in the …
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Duana Names: Natural Acts of Names, And a Dire Warning Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Natural Acts of Names, And a Dire Warning Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
I'm afraid people will know her name from the dating app first.
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