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Urgent Name Help Needed: Their New Baby Has No Name

Urgent Name Help Needed: Their New Baby Has No Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Nina and Hamish welcomed a daughter six weeks ago. They love her dearly, and she is a constant delight to them. However, they still haven't chosen a name for her, and the registration date is getti...
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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&quot ; USA top baby names 2018: https://www.scoop.it/t/name-news/?&tag=usa+statistics+2018
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Girl Name for Benjamenne’s Sister? (Five-Name Friday) –

Girl Name for Benjamenne’s Sister? (Five-Name Friday) – | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s Five-Name Friday! Here is today’s baby name request: Sister for our daughter Benjamenne Rosemarie. Practically unheard-of female variation on a traditionally male name, please. Can…
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This is an interesting question!

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Name Update

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Update on Baby Girl or Boy Peanuts-Character-Who-Plays-the-Piano
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Welcome, Savannah!

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Summer Baby Names Showdown 2020: Girls Opening Round

Summer Baby Names Showdown 2020: Girls Opening Round | Name News | Scoop.it
Basketball re-starts this month, so why not bring back our March Madness series? This time, it's the all-star edition, choosing the champ among champs!
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Book Review: The Name Mentor

Book Review: The Name Mentor | Name News | Scoop.it
It's a baby name book unlike any other I've seen before! Come peek inside Trending + Timeless Baby Names with me - and enter to win a copy of your own!
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Couldn't agree more with this review.

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Popular Baby Names in Gibraltar, 2018 & 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Gibraltar, 2018 & 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
I recently discovered that Gibraltar, a 2.6-square mile British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of Spain, has its own baby name rankings! According to the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corp…
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The Launch of Lara –

The Launch of Lara – | Name News | Scoop.it
Yesterday we looked at the baby name Laura, which saw a curious dip in usage from 1965 to 1967: You know what was happening at the very same time? A drastic increase in the usage of the very simila…
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So interesting that Lara affected the use of Laura so dramatically.

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Rare Girl Names You Don't Know (Yet!)

Rare Girl Names You Don't Know (Yet!) | Name News | Scoop.it
Our A to Z collection of 100+ rare girl names you've never heard of — guaranteed to surprise (and hopefully enchant) your friends and family.
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Most Popular Baby Names 2020...so far

Most Popular Baby Names 2020...so far | Name News | Scoop.it
The most popular baby names for the first half of 2020 feature two new stars at the head of the list, Luna and Milo. One name dimming: Cora.
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Baby Name Regrets of the Many-Years-Later Kind

Baby Name Regrets of the Many-Years-Later Kind | Name News | Scoop.it
I want to talk today about name regret, but not quite in the way we usually would on a baby-naming blog. Today I would like the subject to be about regrets we still have many years later: not fresh…
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I've just spent ages absorbed in these comments. One theme that keeps coming up is women who regret changing their surname and/or not including it in their children's names.

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Baby Name Sophia: Sophisticated and Meaningful

Baby Name Sophia: Sophisticated and Meaningful | Name News | Scoop.it
The baby name Sophia might be wildly popular in the twenty-first century, but it's still a timeless classic with a great meaning and history galore!
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You Know Karen

You Know Karen | Name News | Scoop.it
She's been having a moment — and that's not a good thing. Using baby name data, we found other names that are equally as “Karen” as Karen.
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The Bachelor Star Courtney Robertson Welcomes A Baby Boy

The Bachelor Star Courtney Robertson Welcomes A Baby Boy | Name News | Scoop.it
In tandem with a PEOPLE exclusive, the couple announced the arrival of their baby on Instagram with family photos. They’ve named him Joaquin Ramon Preciado
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Welcome, Joaquin!

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Pusha T Becomes a Dad!

Pusha T Becomes a Dad! | Name News | Scoop.it
Pusha T, whose birth name is Terrence LeVarr Thornton, revealed that his son Nigel Brixx Thornton was born on June 11th.
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Welcome, Nigel!

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Name Update

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Update on Baby Girl Ellis0n, Sister to Eli and Ezra: A Middle Name Question
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Welcome (and well done!) Susannah June Wells "Sosie"!

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QWERTY Effect: Your Keyboard Picks Your Favorite Baby Names

QWERTY Effect: Your Keyboard Picks Your Favorite Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
The QWERTY effect applies to baby names too — researchers have found that people prefer names that can mostly be typed on the right side of the keyboard.
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July Baby Names Turn up the Heat

July Baby Names Turn up the Heat | Name News | Scoop.it
July baby names are some of the hottest around, relating to all things summer and sunshine, as well as notable events, figures, and holidays in July.
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Girl Name for Zion’s Sister? (Five-Name Friday) –

Girl Name for Zion’s Sister? (Five-Name Friday) – | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s time for a Five-Name Friday baby name request! Here we go: We’re expecting a baby girl, her brothers are Zion and Isaiah. We’d like a strong sassy name that sounds good with …
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UK Birth Announcements 22/6/20-28/6/20

UK Birth Announcements 22/6/20-28/6/20 | Name News | Scoop.it
Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. Boys: Arthur Robert Chester Axl (half-sibs: Miles Kai
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Sunday Summary ... Let's Play X is the New Y

Sunday Summary ... Let's Play X is the New Y | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's talk baby name snowclones. Or, why sci fi is the new soap opera, -lani is the new - lee, and lots more prognosticating and general name chatter.
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Ida, Maya, Rosa, Harriet: Juneteenth and the Power in Our Names - The New York Times

Ida, Maya, Rosa, Harriet: Juneteenth and the Power in Our Names - The New York Times | Name News | Scoop.it
Ayanna Pressley and Harriet Tubman both used naming in a way to evoke power.
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Have you mispronounced someone’s name? Here’s what to do next |

Have you mispronounced someone’s name? Here’s what to do next | | Name News | Scoop.it
Educator and podcaster Jennifer Gonzalez has done a fantastic job on this subject, and she has come up with three different categories of mispronouncers, which I’d like to describe and build upon. Most of us have been one of them, at one time or another.
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Karla Souza Welcomes Second Baby

Karla Souza Welcomes Second Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
Together with a PEOPLE exclusive, Souza shared the news of her son’s arrival on Instagram along with his name: Luka Olivares.
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Welcome, Luka!

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