Name News
132.6K views | +53 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Clare
onto Name News
Scoop.it!

Celebrity Baby News: Jeni and Ray Bonnell

Celebrity Baby News: Jeni and Ray Bonnell | Name News | Scoop.it
Jeni and Ray Bonnell, the parents of Australia's largest nuclear family, welcomed their sixteenth child recently, and have named their daughter Katelyn Vera, who was born at St Vincent's Hospital i...
Clare's insight:

Welcome, Katelyn!

more...
No comment yet.
Name News
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 2017: https://www.scoop.it/t/name-news/?&tag=usa+statistics+2017
Curated by Clare
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Sunday Summary: Easter Basket Edition

Sunday Summary: Easter Basket Edition | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Sunday! Let's talk Ezren, Amazonie, Horatio ... and why you should stick with the name you love. Yes, even when your mom hates it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update on Baby Boy Pricer, Brother to Anderson and Thomas
Clare's insight:

Welcome Bennett Victor, aka Jetpack!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

About Names: Kristen (or Kristin or Kirsten) has been through many changes

Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his April 9th column, he looks at the history of the name Kristen – and Kristin and Kirsten.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Character Names Galore: Eirlys

Meaning: (Snowdrop) Origin: (Welsh, English)  Pronunciation: ( EY-RLihS )  Gender: (Female, Uni-Sex)  I was looking for a sno
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Christina –

Christina – | Name News | Scoop.it
Christina is a shortened form of Christiana, the feminine form of Christian which comes from Latin Christianus meaning “a Christian”, referring to someone who followed Christianity. Christian comes from Ancient Greek Khristos meaning “anointed” or “the anointed one”, via from Ancient Greek khrī́ō (to anoint oneself, to rub) derived from a PIE root word *gʰer- (to rub). Christina is also a surname originating from the…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Name of the Week: Leonard

Name of the Week: Leonard | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Leonard is the Anglicised form of the Old Germanic name Leonhard composed of the elements lewo "lion" and hard "hardy, brave, bold." Leonardus and Leonardo served as Latin forms of the name, with the latter becoming the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the name also. Usage: Leonar
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Name Help: Emmy, Emme, or Emmie?

Name Help: Emmy, Emme, or Emmie? | Name News | Scoop.it
I’m not sure I have a favorite – okay, I’m not wild about Emmie – but Emme and Emmy both seem reasonable. It’s just that I want there to be one, and it want to be as obvious as possible.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update (and photo) on Baby Girl Wylie, Sister to Violet, Scott, and Simon
Clare's insight:

Welcome, Vivian Joy!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Easter Baby Names: A basketful of the best

Easter Baby Names: A basketful of the best | Name News | Scoop.it
by Linda Rosenkrantz Easter Baby Names! Yes, Christmas may have its holly and Halloween its ghosts, but probably no holiday has more varied sources of potential baby name inspiration than Easter. There are symbols and meanings that evolved from both
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

The Ps of Slavic names

The Ps of Slavic names | Name News | Scoop.it
Male: Parvan means "first" in Bulgarian. Pedrag is a Serbian and Croatian name formed by the element dragu (precious) and a superlative prefix. Plamen means "flame" in Serbian and Bulgarian. I have a Serbian character by this name, who survived WWII with the partisans in the forest with his younger brother and oldest sister's boyfriend (later…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Baby Named for Knowlton Nash –

Baby Named for Knowlton Nash – | Name News | Scoop.it
In early 1986, a couple in Windsor, Ontario, named their baby boy “Knowlton” after Knowlton Nash, anchor of the Canadian news show The National (not to mention “the mother’s…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Character Names Galore: Melyonen

Meaning: (A modern Cornish vocabulary name meaning Violet, Born of the Sea) Origin: (Cornish, Old Welsh) Pronunciation
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

More Top Baby Name Drops –

More Top Baby Name Drops – | Name News | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks a go we checked out the list of top raw-number rises in the U.S. baby name data, so today let’s balance things out with the list of top raw-number drops. Just remember that …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

The Ses of Slavic names

The Ses of Slavic names | Name News | Scoop.it
Female: Sanja means "dream" in Serbian and Croatian. Senka means "shadow" in Serbian and Croatian. The male form is Senko. Simonida is the Serbian feminine form of the Greek name Simonides (son of the flat-nosed one). I have a character by this name. This was also the name of King Milutin's fourth wife. At age five, she…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Character Names Galore: Rysa

Meaning: (Laughter, variant of Risa) Origin: (Latin) Pronunciation: ( RihSAH ) Gender: (Female, Uni-Sex)  I have the varian
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Lamech –

Lamech – | Name News | Scoop.it
Lamech is a Hebrew male name possibly meaning "to make low" or "to be humiliated" though it may also be related to a root word meaning "powerful"; in the Bible Lamech was the father of Noah, the prophet who built an ark in preparation for the flood God was going to send down. Origin: Hebrew  …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

UK Birth Announcements 15/4/19 - 21/4/19

UK Birth Announcements 15/4/19 - 21/4/19 | Name News | Scoop.it
A round-up of names from birth announcements announced in British newspapers in the last week. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. Boys: Alfred Gregory (Arthur Charles) Felix Gu
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

The Rs of Slavic names

The Rs of Slavic names | Name News | Scoop.it
Male: Radivoj means "happy/willing soldier" in Serbian and Croatian. Radovan is a Montenegrin, Serbian, Czech, Slovak, and Croatian name which may roughly translate as "one who brings joy." The Serbian and Slovenian feminine form is Radana. Radúz is a rare Czech name derived from the word rád (happy, glad). It was invented by writer Julius Zeyer for…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

The Qs of (non-native) Slavic names

The Qs of (non-native) Slavic names | Name News | Scoop.it
Female: Quieta is a rare Italian, Romanian, German, English, and Latin name which I could see very unusual Czech or Slovak parents choosing. It derives from the Latin word quietus (quiet). This was the name of a saint. Male: Quentin is a French and English name which is also, rarely, used in Czech and Slovak. The…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Nellybelle – Possible Baby Name? –

Nellybelle – Possible Baby Name? – | Name News | Scoop.it
While researching various pop culture baby names from the 1950s, I happened to come across Nellybelle, the name of a non-human character on the The Roy Rogers Show (1951-1957). Nellybelle was a jee…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

100+ Cool Short Boy Names

100+ Cool Short Boy Names | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for cool short boy names? There are more than 100 here, from classic cool to a galaxy far, far, away cool. Something for everyone!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Regional Favourites for Boys 2017

Regional Favourites for Boys 2017 | Name News | Scoop.it
If you named your son Rupert in 2017, chances are you live in the south of England, according to newly released data from the Office for National Statistics. If you know a few little Laytons, perhaps you live in the North East. The data release lists all the name
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clare
Scoop.it!

Unique Baby Names: Tiger, Mojave and Renoir

Unique Baby Names: Tiger, Mojave and Renoir | Name News | Scoop.it
This week s baby name news includes unique names from all over--from California to Cornwall.
more...
No comment yet.