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Keep up with news about baby names, adult names, fictional names, and more. To search: click on the filter-shaped icon on the grey bar at the top of the page. YouTube playlist of the best baby name videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-wd0Y9BxIZcsz2-X5DmspY3KR9vC5Otb ; USA top baby names 2018: https://www.scoop.it/t/name-news/?&tag=usa+statistics+2018
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A Tale of Two Halles

A Tale of Two Halles | Name News | Scoop.it
It was the “huh?” heard ’round the world. For half a day, reports spread that actress Halle Berry had been cast as Ariel in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. The response was global bafflement. Some was surely directed at Berry’s race (though “outrage” over a black Ariel turned …
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Kylie (which Laura mentions) is a great parallel to this.

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20 Disney Baby Names Inspired By Lesser-Known Characters

20 Disney Baby Names Inspired By Lesser-Known Characters | Name News | Scoop.it
Princesses aren't the only source of inspiration when it comes to giving baby girl a name. These monikers will be subtle nods to the House of Mouse.
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Remember Clarice, Dinah, Shanti and more?

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Toy Story 4 Production Babies: June 2019

Toy Story 4 Production Babies: June 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Toy Story 4 production babies are enjoying their moment in the sun, as the newest Disney-Pixar blockbuster hits theaters everywhere.
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Disney Baby Names || KateLately - YouTube

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Belle, Ace, Darling, Duke, Eudora, Hugo, Minnie, Ramsley, Tigerlily, Major, Nancy, Pascal, Perdita, Lottie, Sampson, Alice, Toby, Colette, Teague.

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30 Baby Names Inspired By Disney

30 Baby Names Inspired By Disney | Name News | Scoop.it
The franchise over the years has captivated us with its characters and stories, reminding us of the importance of family, friendship, and love.
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Elsa and Olaf |

Elsa and Olaf | | Name News | Scoop.it
Not a joke-OH is Scandinavian and quite keen for the names Elsa and Olaf (strong family connection) for our baby. I’ve heard these are names now popu
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Incredibles Production Babies: Original and Incredibles II

Incredibles Production Babies: Original and Incredibles II | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for The Incredibles production babies? The list for the original 2004 movie is here, along with the new Incredbiles 2 productionb babies from 2018!
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First Name of the Year 2017: Vaiana – First Names Germany

First Name of the Year 2017: Vaiana – First Names Germany | Name News | Scoop.it
I chose Vaiana, the name of the heroine of the Disney film Vaiana – Das Paradies hat einen Haken (original title: Moana)
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Ooh, I'd forgotten about this blog - it's by German naming legend Knud Bielefeld, in English. What a lovely surprise to see this post.

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Sunday Summary: Disney Baby Names, Zombie Girls, and Twin Boys

Sunday Summary: Disney Baby Names, Zombie Girls, and Twin Boys | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Sunday! Looking at twin boy names, zombie girl names, and all those Pixar production baby names, too ... Plus, will Meghan catch on?
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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | Vintage Names from Disney Classics

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | Vintage Names from Disney Classics | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are fifteen retro choices for both boys and girls, fresh from the Disney vault.
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Awesome Pet Names: Star Wars Rebels

This list come from the Disney XD television series Star Wars Rebels. I only included names of the 'good guys'. There is some overlap in characters from the movies as well. My favorites are Chopper, Dume, Fulcrum, Ghost, Hera, Klik-Klak and Morai.
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Baby Names Inspired By Disney

Baby Names Inspired By Disney | Name News | Scoop.it
See how the fame of famous Disney characters such as Ariel and Elsa have inspired Americans to name their children. Click to see who ranks #1.
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Interesting number-crunching!

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Belle and the Beast's Children

Belle and the Beast's Children | Name News | Scoop.it
I took Belle's love for books and her father, Maurice, and combined it with the infamous rose and Beast's household object friends. My naming suggestions wouldn't be complete without looking at the moral of the story: seeing the inner beauty of someone. 
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10 Magical Baby Names Inspired By Your Favorite Disney Characters

10 Magical Baby Names Inspired By Your Favorite Disney Characters | Name News | Scoop.it
Disney is a great place to find inspiration when naming your bundle of joy... starting with these beautiful names.
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20 Baby Names Inspired By Disney Villains

20 Baby Names Inspired By Disney Villains | Name News | Scoop.it
Disney didn't just do a great job of naming their princesses and princes -- their villains have some monikers worth considering too.
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Baby name inspo for Meghan Markle! Top 5 most popular Disney names revealed

Baby name inspo for Meghan Markle! Top 5 most popular Disney names revealed | Name News | Scoop.it
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first baby is due in April, but what name will they choose? Here's a little help for the royal couple with the UK's top 5 Disney names
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28 Baby Names Perfect For Moms Who Love Disney Movies (From The 90s)

28 Baby Names Perfect For Moms Who Love Disney Movies (From The 90s) | Name News | Scoop.it
From Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, we have found 28 of the most perfect baby names from movies only a 90s mom would love.
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The Ultimate List Of Disney Baby Names For Boys And Girls

The Ultimate List Of Disney Baby Names For Boys And Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
Do you love all things, Disney? We love it so much that we've compiled The Ultimate List of Disney Baby Names for Boys and Girls
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Name Musings: July 2018

Name Musings: July 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Heat wave! I hope you've been enjoying the sunshine of July. Here are some of the names that have caught my notice this month: Vaiana Thanks to a tip of from Clare via her Name News page, this July I discovered that, in most of the rest of Europe
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Disney Villain Baby Names

Disney Villain Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
If you're a Disney-lover looking for a name for your little one, there are luckily hundreds of names to pull from from thanks to the array of characters from
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Celebrity Baby Names Inspired by Disney Characters

Celebrity Baby Names Inspired by Disney Characters | Name News | Scoop.it
Dwayne Johnson just named his newborn daughter Tiana (and already has a Jasmine!), joining these other celebs who have taken moniker cues from the mouse
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31 Disney Character Names Parents Are Giving Their Babies

31 Disney Character Names Parents Are Giving Their Babies | Name News | Scoop.it
From Moana to Elsa to Merida.
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UNIQUE BABY NAMES FROM DISNEY FILMS | SJ STRUM - YouTube

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Meg, Chip, Cleo, Archimedes, Merryweather, Oaken, Sally, and Cubby.

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