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Waltzing with ... Benedict

Waltzing with ... Benedict | Name News | Scoop.it
On Thursday August 15, it will be Victory in the Pacific Day, which commemorates the day that Japan surrendered in 1945, effectively ending World War II. In Australia, Labor leader and Prime Minist...
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A fascinating post about Australia's Prime Minister in the post-war era, and his name.

 

We're lucky to have had posts on Benedict from three different countries this year: see also British Baby Names (http://www.britishbabynames.com/blog/2013/03/benedict.html) and The Art of Naming (http://www.theartofnaming.com/2013/07/boy-name-of-week-benedict.html)

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Name Help: A Brother for Persephone

Name Help: A Brother for Persephone | Name News | Scoop.it
Amy is expecting her second baby -- a brother for her daughter Persephone. Amy writes: "We have a daughter named Persephone and we are expecting a boy and struggling with names. We tend to call our daughter Persy most of the time. I like the classical reference but th
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Duana Names: CLOCK IS TICKING..!

Duana Names: CLOCK IS TICKING..! | Name News | Scoop.it
if, at the end of all this, you want to stay with Rupert after all, then that is a BLAZING LIT-UP SIGN saying you should go with Rupert
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Has the Pandemic Changed Your Choice of Baby Names?

Has the Pandemic Changed Your Choice of Baby Names? | Name News | Scoop.it
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting how we think about baby names. Answer our survey and let us know how it's impacting your choices.
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I want my baby to grow up proud of her heritage. But with rising anti-Chinese racism, I'm struggling | CBC Radio

I want my baby to grow up proud of her heritage. But with rising anti-Chinese racism, I'm struggling | CBC Radio | Name News | Scoop.it
The choice of my child's name is just one way I am trying to instill a sense of pride in her Chinese heritage. I want her to embrace it, even though anti-Chinese racism has been on the rise since COVID-19.

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Quintessential Baby Names Beginning With 'Q' for Your New Cutie

Has the quixotic quest for the quintessential baby name got you feeling queasy and querulous? Don't quit now! Especially if said quest includes the goal of finding a "Q" name — you're having quads or quintuplets, quite possibly (bless), or naming after the Queen? Perhaps you questioned our queue of "P" names prior to this, […]
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Baby Name Beckett: Stylish Literary Pick

Baby Name Beckett: Stylish Literary Pick | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Beckett makes for an on-trend surname name. But it also has literary roots that make it feel storied, principled, and strong.
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Gōichi (ごういち)

Gōichi (ごういち) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: go:-ee-chee [ɡò̞ó̞.í.tɕí] Variant transcriptions: Goichi, Gouichi Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is made up of a gō kanji, like 剛/豪 meaning "strong, hard" or 郷 meaning "country(side)," and either 一 (ichi) meaning "one" or, less commonly, 市 (ichi) meaning "market, fair." Popularity: Overall usage of this name…
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Jaynes Bailey Wheeler (1853-1910)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Jaynes Bailey Wheeler (1853-1910) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Men of Progress, Wisconsin, 1897.   The Strangest Names In American Political History makes its first stop in Wisconsin for 202
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Anne Hathaway Finally Reveals Her Second Child's Name!

Anne Hathaway Finally Reveals Her Second Child's Name! | Name News | Scoop.it
Jack and Jonathan get along quite well!
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Welcome, Jack!

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The Baby Name Colt –

The Baby Name Colt – | Name News | Scoop.it
Christopher Colt The baby name Colt has a distinctive popularity graph: usage begins in the 1950s, shoots up in the early 1980s, shoots up again in the early 2000s, and shoots up again in the late …
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Tulsi

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KONICA MINOLTAxKONIC Origin: Sanskrit तुलसीHindi/Nepali: तुलसी; Bengali টালসিMeaning: "holy basil."Gender: unisexPronunciation: TULL-see The name is derived from the Sanskrit तुलसी (holy basil). It is the name of a type of perennial plant in the family Lamicae and is endemic to the Indian subcontinent. Tulsi is considered sacred plant in Hinduism, it is worshipped as an…
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Sihana

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Pexels.comPhoto by luizclas on Pexels.com Origin: AlbanianMeaning: "like the moon."Gender: femininePronunciation: (sih-HAH-nah) The name is composed of the Albanian elements, si (like) and hëna (moon). The name is borne by Albanian supermodel, Sihana Shalaj. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/sihana/submittedhttp://www.seelrc.org:8080/albdict/

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Regan | The Beauty of Names

Regan | The Beauty of Names | Name News | Scoop.it
"The Three Daughters of King Lear" by Gustav Pope Origin: English, Celtic Gender: Unisex Meaning: N/A Pronunciation: RAY-gehn, REE-geh
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Babynamen der Woche 44/2020

Leon * Aalisha Michaela * Marie Christa * Alma Maria * Jessica Sophia * Jakob Maximilian * Mirco * Lilia * Chris Adrian * Marlene Alina * Omar Sido * Angelina Joanna * Lexie Conny * Romario (m) * Enesa (f) * Sarah Lysann * Len (m) * Salmo * Dalina * Timafej (m) * Onoor Muhammed * Shalin Mileya * Éloise * Bellaróza * Khatelyn Margaret * Elaph (f)

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Fetching Names: Getting to Evie

Fetching Names: Getting to Evie | Name News | Scoop.it
Formal names for Evie range from favorites like Evelyn to well-why-not Evadne, Evaluna, and Evolet. It's a stylish, versatile sound!
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The Horrific Baby Name Samara –

The Horrific Baby Name Samara – | Name News | Scoop.it
Samara Morgan (played by Daveigh Chase) in “The Ring” (2002) Halloween is a few days away, so here’s a pair of horror-imbued baby names, each of which got a boost from the same sc…
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Best baby names inspired by 90s music - Kidspot

Best baby names inspired by 90s music - Kidspot | Name News | Scoop.it
How good were the 90s? The decade that brought us grunge, mood rings and chokers has our heart.
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October baby names: The most popular names for October babies

October baby names: The most popular names for October babies | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for a name for a baby born in the month of October? Take a look at the most popular names for boys and girls born in autumn.
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Simisọ́lá

Simisọ́lá | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Godisable Jacob on Pexels.com Origin: YorubaMeaning: "rest in wealth, nobility or success."Gender: feminine(SIM-mee-SOH-lah) The name is composed of the Yoruba elements, sinmi (rest, relax), sí (into) and ọlá (wealth, nobility, success, notability). It is the title of the 1994 novel by Ruth Wendell. It is also borne by Simisola Kosoko (b.1988), better known as…
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Norina (のりな)

Norina (のりな) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female Pronunciation: no-rʸee-nah [nó̞.ɾʲì.nà] Etymology and/or ways to write: For the first element, it is mainly derived from 典/法/則/範/矩 (nori) meaning "rule, law," derived from the continuative form of the verb 宣る/告る (noru) meaning "to announce, declare." Other kanji which relate to this include 紀/記 meaning "account, chronicle," 徳 meaning…
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Tabascan onomastics - A Mexican state with a tradition of giving children odd names | The Americas | The Economist

Tabascan onomastics - A Mexican state with a tradition of giving children odd names | The Americas | The Economist | Name News | Scoop.it
The saints didn’t march all the way in
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How I Named My Babies: Nico Gianna & Jasper Graham

How I Named My Babies: Nico Gianna & Jasper Graham | Name News | Scoop.it
Alanna Shore, stay-at-home parent, and her husband Keith, artist and art director of Mikkeller Beer, live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with their four children. In May they welcomed their latest arrivals, twins named Nico Gianna and Jasper Graham. Here, Alanna shares the story of how she and Keith named their babies. How long did it …
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Yesterday's Prudence is tomorrow's Grace

Yesterday's Prudence is tomorrow's Grace | Name News | Scoop.it
maybe starting out with the premise that we're going to choose rare-but-familiar names without considering style?
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Amahle

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Photo by Kenex Media sa on Pexels.com Origin: ZuluMeaning: "the good ones; the beautiful ones."Gender: unisexPronunciation: (ah-MAH-shey) The name comes directly from the Zulu phrase ama (plural article) & hle (beautiful, good, nice). Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/amahlehttps://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Zulu_given_nameshttps://www.africa.upenn.edu/afl/zulunames.htmhttps://isizulu.net/
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