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Royal Baby News: Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor

Royal Baby News: Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor | Name News | Scoop.it
Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor welcomed their third child on May 27 and named their son Louis Arthur Nicholas Felix. Louis' older brothers are Albert Louis Philip Edward, aged nearly seven, and Leo...
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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 2017: https://www.scoop.it/t/name-news/?&tag=usa+statistics+2017
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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
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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!
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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
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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.
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Character Names Galore: Emi

Meaning: (Blessing, Picture, Beauty, A Smile, Blessed with Beauty) Origin: (Japanese) Pronunciation: (EH-mee, EHM-iy)
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Regional Favourites for Girls 2017

Regional Favourites for Girls 2017 | Name News | Scoop.it
If you named your daughter Elodie in 2017, chances are you live in the south of England according to data from the Office for National Statistics. The data release lists all the names given to three or more babies ranked according to popularity solely within the nine official region
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The Os of Slavic names

The Os of Slavic names | Name News | Scoop.it
Female: Odarka is a Belarusian and Ukrainian alternate form of Darya, a feminine form of Darius, ultimately the Persian name Dārayavahush (to possess good). It also coincides with the Slavic word dar (gift). Okeana is a rare Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, and Kyrgyz form of Ocean. The male form is Okean. Oldřiška is the Czech form of Ulrika, which derives from…
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Program of the 28th SNSBI Spring Conference 2019

The 28th annual conference of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland will take place at the University of Nottingham from 26 to 29 April 2019.
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25 Stunning Baby Girl Names Making A Comeback This Year

25 Stunning Baby Girl Names Making A Comeback This Year | Name News | Scoop.it
We've gone ahead and looked far and wide to find the most stunning names that are definitely making a comeback, just for new moms.
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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
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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.
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Name Update

Name Update | Name News | Scoop.it
Update (and photo) on Baby Girl Wylie, Sister to Violet, Scott, and Simon
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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
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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…
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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…
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Character Names Galore: Melyonen

Meaning: (A modern Cornish vocabulary name meaning Violet, Born of the Sea) Origin: (Cornish, Old Welsh) Pronunciation
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Holy Week, Notre Dame, Sorrowful Mystery names

Holy Week, Notre Dame, Sorrowful Mystery names | Name News | Scoop.it
I looked back on the post I’d done a few years ago on Sorrowful Mystery names and thought it would be appropriate to link to it again. Holy names are sometimes a good meditation for me, maybe they will be for you too.

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Kairi: Baby Name of the Day

Kairi: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Kairi could be the latest Disney princess name to appeal to parents – but it doesn’t come from the big screen. The 2019 Gerber baby inspired our Baby Name of the Day. Kingdom Hearts In 2002, video game Kingdom Hearts was introduced for the PlayStation2 in Japan. A collaboration between Disney and Square, it mashed …
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The Entrance of Oona –

The Entrance of Oona – | Name News | Scoop.it
The unusual Irish name Oona first appeared in the U.S. baby name data in the 1940s: 1945: unlisted 1944: 5 baby girls named Oona 1943: 7 baby girls named Oona 1942: 5 baby girls named Oona [debut] …
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Predicting the Next Big Thing ...

Predicting the Next Big Thing ... | Name News | Scoop.it
Last week I said you shouldn't name your baby Loki. But maybe you should name her Khaleesi? Yup, it's time for Game of Thrones baby names, plus Vanellope + Cleatus, too.
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Pregnant mother's baby name slammed as a 'dog's name' by her family members - but is it that bad? | Daily

Pregnant mother's baby name slammed as a 'dog's name' by her family members - but is it that bad? | Daily | Name News | Scoop.it
'Nobody likes the baby name we've chosen. Whenever I tell anyone they pull a face and say it's a dog's name,' she wrote.

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