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Famous November Birthdays!

Famous November Birthdays! | Name News | Scoop.it
You've heard it said that there is a star born every day!  In my new monthly series I'll be choosing one celebrity birthday for each day of the month.  A month full of birthdays, a month full of na...
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Good idea for a series.  The birthday people range from Marie Antoinette to Ryan Gosling.  Hey girl, let them eat cake?

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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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Names Inspired By Music

We take inspiration for what we call our children from many sources, such as nature with picks like Willow and Sage, surnames with choices like Carter and Madison, and yes, music. Whether music has special significance for you and your partner, or you're trying to complete an already musically-oriented sibset with anot
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Country Singer Ryan Griffin and Wife Welcome Son Jude Michael

Country Singer Ryan Griffin and Wife Welcome Son Jude Michael | Name News | Scoop.it
Ryan Griffin tells PEOPLE that baby Jude's middle name was chosen in honor of songwriter and producer Busbee, who died of brain cancer last year
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Sonequa Martin-Green Welcomes Daughter Saraiyah Chaunte

Sonequa Martin-Green Welcomes Daughter Saraiyah Chaunte | Name News | Scoop.it
Sonequa Martin-Green and husband Kenric Green's new baby girl joins their son Kenric Justin II, whom they welcomed in January 2015
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Black Clover Fan Couple Names Their Son After Asta

Black Clover Fan Couple Names Their Son After Asta | Name News | Scoop.it
Yuki Tabata's Black Clover has quickly become one of the most popular and successful action manga and anime franchises of the last few years, and it turns out that it inspired one couple so much that they have named their child after the series' central would be Wizard King, Asta. It's a pretty [...]
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Why Do Some Names Become Memes?

Why Do Some Names Become Memes? | Name News | Scoop.it
Name memes like Karen, Becky and Kyle have stepped out of the virtual realm and into public discourse over the last few months. We explore the phenomenon.
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90 Day Fiancé's Robert and Anny Welcome a Baby Girl: Find Out Her Name

90 Day Fiancé: Pillow Talk stars Robert and Anny share exciting family news with E! News exclusively.
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Welcome, Brenda Aaliyah!

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Unisex Baby Names that Morphed from Boy to Girl

Unisex Baby Names that Morphed from Boy to Girl | Name News | Scoop.it
What do Harper, Harley, Eden and Emery have in common? They crossed the line from more male to more female. Here are more unisex baby names that switched.
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Garfield vs. Winfield, 1880 –

Garfield vs. Winfield, 1880 – | Name News | Scoop.it
The presidential election of 1880 involved two men with “-field” names: Republican candidate James A. Garfield, and Democratic candidate Winfield Scott Hancock. The nominees were chosen…
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Opinions On… Same Initial Sibsets

Most people have likely encountered at least a few families with children called Logan, Lucas, and Liam or Dana, Derek, and Damian. And we’ve seen famous examples of this type of sibset in the Kardashians and Duggars, with one letter determining the names of the whole family. Even I have swooned over my imaginary allit
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Names of some of Bl. Solanus’ confreres

Names of some of Bl. Solanus’ confreres | Name News | Scoop.it
I posted recently about the names of Bl. Solanus' siblings, as included in the biography of him I was reading; today I want to share some of the names of his fellow priests and brothers. We don't hear about religious name changes for men as much as we do for women, so I'm always excited…
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Mystery Monday: Kineke & Kyne

Mystery Monday: Kineke & Kyne | Name News | Scoop.it
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn't yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name's origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples of its use, etc., please share them in the comments! If you wish…
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Korehito (これひと)

Korehito (これひと) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Male Pronunciation: ko-re-khto [kò̞.ɾé̞.çì̥.tò̞] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name is essentially a combination of the pronoun これ (kore) which indicates an item near the speaker, the action of the speaker, or the current topic (written in kanji as 惟, 維, 是, 之 or 斯), and 人 (hito) meaning…
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Glen Campbell's Grandson Jeremy Welcomes Son Campbell Douglas

Glen Campbell's Grandson Jeremy Welcomes Son Campbell Douglas | Name News | Scoop.it
"It was important for us to carry on his grandfather's name and to show our child what a role model his great-papa was," Jeremy and Jessica Olson tell PEOPLE
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Welcome, Campbell!

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Hilary Rhoda and Sean Avery Welcome a Son

Hilary Rhoda and Sean Avery Welcome a Son | Name News | Scoop.it
Hilary Rhoda shared with PEOPLE in January that her and husband Sean Avery's road to parenthood "wasn't easy for us"
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Welcome and good luck, Nash Hollis!

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Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Welcome First Child

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Welcome First Child | Name News | Scoop.it
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas recently celebrated their first wedding anniversary
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Welcome, Willa!

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A Brief History of ‘Karen’ - The New York Times

A Brief History of ‘Karen’ - The New York Times | Name News | Scoop.it
In 1965, it was the third-most-popular baby name in the United States. In 2018, it was the 635th — and today it’s even less popular. How did Karens fall so far?
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This Is Us' Chris Sullivan, Wife Rachel Welcome Son Bear Maxwell

This Is Us' Chris Sullivan, Wife Rachel Welcome Son Bear Maxwell | Name News | Scoop.it
Chris Sullivan, know for playing Toby on This Is Us, and wife Rachel announced they were expecting their first child in January
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Welcome, Bear!

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Nursery News (July 29, 2020) and the most popular West Fargo baby names of the year (so far)

Nursery News (July 29, 2020) and the most popular West Fargo baby names of the year (so far) | Name News | Scoop.it
West Fargo Pioneer your best local source for news, sports, and weather in the West Fargo area
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The Quest for Arthurian Manuscripts

The Quest for Arthurian Manuscripts | Name News | Scoop.it
One of the projects I’ve been working on this summer is creating a spreadsheet of Arthurian names and the manuscripts in which they’re used. Wikipedia was helpful in listing Arthurian character names and stories, but we found it a little harder to track down the manuscripts in which a given story might exist. Enter ArthurianFiction.org.…
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About Names: Hawthorne's work has helped keep the name Nathaniel famous

About Names: Hawthorne's work has helped keep the name Nathaniel famous | Name News | Scoop.it
Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his July 4th column, he looks at the history of the name Nathaniel. Nathaniel is the modern form of a Hebrew name meaning "gi
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Name Profile- Grace

A timeless virtue name that emanates beauty, femininity, and strength, it’s no wonder Grace is so popular as both a middle and first name. Although she’s far from obscure, especially in the middle spot, this traditional moniker is stately and packed with style. Her gentle elegance has been adored for decades. But is sh
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Popular and Unique Baby Names in Alberta, 2019 –

Popular and Unique Baby Names in Alberta, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the government of Alberta, the most popular baby names in the Canadian province in 2019 were Olivia and Noah. Here are Alberta’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: G…
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Hamilton Baby Names: Alexander, Eliza, Hercules

Hamilton Baby Names: Alexander, Eliza, Hercules | Name News | Scoop.it
Hamilton baby names range from the already popular Eliza and Alexander to well-why-not Theodosia and Hercules. What's your name?
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Kagura (かぐら)

Kagura (かぐら) | Name News | Scoop.it
Sources Pronunciation guide (Main) gender: Female, can be male as well Pronunciation: kah-guu-rah [ká.ɡɯ̟̀ᵝ.ɾà] Etymology and/or ways to write: This name comes from the word 神楽 (kagura), referring to ancient Shintō music and dancing, derived via sound shifts from a combination of 神 (kamu), an old compounded form of kami, referring to a spirit or…
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