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Celebrity Baby News: Dan and Marni Ewing

Celebrity Baby News: Dan and Marni Ewing | Name News | Scoop.it

lcome, Archer!  (Son of the man responsible for Braxton.)Actor Dan Ewing, and his wife Marni, welcomed their first child recently, and have named their son Archer Grason. Dan has had small parts in movies, such as Superman Returns, and been in a few musi...

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Welcome, Archer!  (Son of the man responsible for Braxton.)

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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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Maeve of Massachusetts, Meet Magnus of Minnesota

Maeve of Massachusetts, Meet Magnus of Minnesota | Name News | Scoop.it
In my teenage daughters’ generation, American girls named Madison outnumber Bridgets by nearly 20 to 1. Yet my kids have had plenty of classmates named Bridget, and they’ve never met a Madison. A statistical fluke? In part, yes, but the odds were stacked by geography. We live in Massachusetts. This …
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Names in the News: Snow, Gopay, Henderson –

Names in the News: Snow, Gopay, Henderson – | Name News | Scoop.it
Some recent and not-so-recent baby names from the news… Abhinandan: Multiple babies born in India in March of 2019 were named Abhinandan following the release of mustachioed IAF wing-commande…
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Call for NAMES Editorial Board Members

To compensate for the growing number of submissions NAMES is receiving, the number of article reviewers for the Editorial Board is being expanded. 
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Birth announcement: Sunday Josephine!

Birth announcement: Sunday Josephine! | Name News | Scoop.it
Don't forget to enter The Catholic Working Mom's Guide to Life giveaway if you haven't already! You have until Sunday at midnight! A mama I did a private consultation for has let me know her little girl has arrived and been given the a-MAZ-ing name ... Sunday Josephine! She writes, "When we went to the…
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Welcome, Sunny!

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The Introduction of Taimak –

The Introduction of Taimak – | Name News | Scoop.it
The curious name Taimak debuted in the U.S. baby name data in 1986. It appeared twice more, both times in the 1980s, before dropping out the data entirely. 1990: unlisted 1989: 5 baby boys named Ta…
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: Vintage Nicknames for Girls

Ren's Baby Name Blog: Vintage Nicknames for Girls | Name News | Scoop.it
You know those nicknames that are just so sweet and old lady chic?
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Mons Brynell Peterson (1859-1960)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Mons Brynell Peterson (1859-1960) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1915-16.   Featured on the Strangest Names in American Political History'
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Baby Girl or Boy Lillibrand: Does Vera Lillibrand sound like “Virile”?

Baby Girl or Boy Lillibrand: Does Vera Lillibrand sound like “Virile”? | Name News | Scoop.it
Hi Swistle, I’m a lifelong name-nerd and have been reading your site for YEARS; now I can finally write in with a naming issue of my own! I am pregnant with our first child, gender unknown. However…
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Uplifting Baby Names –

Uplifting Baby Names – | Name News | Scoop.it
I have a soft spot for word names with inspiring definitions. I love how they can often double as one-word mantras. So here are five word names with two things in common. First, each one has appear…
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The Real GOT Names You Should be Looking At

The Real GOT Names You Should be Looking At | Name News | Scoop.it
Post by Mom. The Pie is a kiddo, so of course has never viewed the show.  As a namer I've seen plenty of Game of Thrones inspire
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I subscribe to Mom and the Pie's YouTube channel, but I hadn't realised they have  blog until now. Glad Abby mentioned it in the Sunday Summary!

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Psalm: Baby Name of the Day

Psalm: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Psalm took us all by surprise! Will the latest Kardashian baby name follow Saint and Dream into the Top 1000? Or is this only meant for reality stars?
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: 2018 Newbies

Ren's Baby Name Blog: 2018 Newbies | Name News | Scoop.it
One of my favorite things to do when the new Social Security Administration name list comes out is look to see what names are new to the top 1000 for the first time ever.
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Roses and Cellar Doors: Rare but Real (2018)

Here are the names that appear on the very bottom of the SSA lists, given to only 5 babies (of that gender) last year.
As usual, none of these names will have alternate spellings that appear elsewhere on the lists, nor have they appeared on previous 'Rare but Real's.
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Even in the US, I'm surprised there's not more love for Humphrey!

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When you second-guess a name

When you second-guess a name | Name News | Scoop.it
Always consider your reasons for rethinking a name, and weigh the pros and cons of each decision. Sometimes it’s just cold feet, while other times there are compelling reasons to choose a different name.

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Ren's Baby Name Blog: 2019 Duggar Grandkids Predications

Ren's Baby Name Blog: 2019 Duggar Grandkids Predications | Name News | Scoop.it
Now the grandkids are being born and are all stirring in the name community with some of the names the families pick. I figured some name predictions would be fun.
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Anais: Baby Name of the Day

Anais: Baby Name of the Day | Name News | Scoop.it
Anais recently returned to the US Top 1000, a staggeringly pretty French twist on Anne. With ties to an ancient goddess, could this be the next big thing?
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Jutten Allen Longmoore (1892-1963)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Jutten Allen Longmoore (1892-1963) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Burlington Free Press, April 29, 1963.   The Strangest Names in American Political History makes its first stop in Vermon
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Popular Baby Names in Minnesota, 2018 –

Popular Baby Names in Minnesota, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
The state of Minnesota hasn’t (yet?) published a list of the top baby names of 2018. But it has given us the top names within certain racial/ethnic groups: Top Girl Names White: EvelynNative …
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Roses and Cellar Doors: The Rise of -Lani

Roses and Cellar Doors: The Rise of -Lani | Name News | Scoop.it
I previously joked about "-lani" being the new "-lee", but they really do seem to be taking off.
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Best New Baby Names 2019: Scout, Jericho, Anais, Zakai

Best New Baby Names 2019: Scout, Jericho, Anais, Zakai | Name News | Scoop.it
These are my picks for the best new baby names 2019! My eight favorite girl names and eight favorite for boys, from Anais to Zakai.
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2018 Top Baby Names - Our Thoughts

2018 Top Baby Names - Our Thoughts | Name News | Scoop.it
  The names have been revealed! Each May the SSA publishes the top baby names of the year before. We're obsessed with analyzing the lis
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Sunday Summary: We're All Amy Poehler

Sunday Summary: We're All Amy Poehler | Name News | Scoop.it
Kodiak and Sunniva, Percy and Gwendoline, and more baby names making news this week. Plus, why we're all Amy Poehler when it comes to our kiddos' names.
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: 2018 Comeback Kids

Ren's Baby Name Blog: 2018 Comeback Kids | Name News | Scoop.it
We took a look at the names that are brand new to the top 1000 so now let's look at names that are making a comeback to the list. Some of these names have only been off the list for a year while others have been off the charts for up to 70+ years! The list is very interesting to say the least. Read on to see the comeback kids. 
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New Boy Names 2019: Jericho, Justus, Zev

New Boy Names 2019: Jericho, Justus, Zev | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's look at the new boy names 2019, from Biblical rarity Zakai to borrowed-from-the-girls Yael to borrowed from pop culture picks Kylo + Idris.
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