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Saskia and Sebastian

Saskia and Sebastian | Name News | Scoop.it
Twins Kade and Kane Melanie and Megan Girls Anna Aurelie Arlie May Bianca Jade Chloe Gwenda (Samuel, Elijah) Danica Jane (Charlotte, Jensen) Emersen Kenzlee Claire (Zander, McKinlee) Francesca Anne...
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And Taye, Jaie, and more.

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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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Mid-Popular Baby Names

Mid-Popular Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
If Name nerds had a holiday it would surely be around Mother's Day each year when the U.S. Social Security Administration releases its annual updated list of the most popular baby names. Check out the video at the end of this video to hear about the most popular names and changes to the list. Today…
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Baby Boy Lox-with-an-F, Brother to Harlow and Violet

Baby Boy Lox-with-an-F, Brother to Harlow and Violet | Name News | Scoop.it
Dear Swistle, It’s still early in my pregnancy, but I’m starting to worry about my husband and I not agreeing on a name for our baby boy due in October. We have two girls and our girl naming style …
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Baby name consultation: Kendra from Catholic All Year!

Baby name consultation: Kendra from Catholic All Year! | Name News | Scoop.it
(So sorry I'm posting this so late in the day -- I meant to have it up ages ago! I'm running about eight hours behind schedule, of course. I blame the baby!) I know you all know Kendra from the fabulous Catholic All Year -- she of the so-creative ideas for celebrating each feast day and author…
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Roses and Cellar Doors: Ranking Jumps, 2018 (boys)

Boys' turn!

Firstly, the fastest-rising names from 2018's Top 2500:
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Here's the Meaning Behind the Royal Baby's Surprisingly Popular Name Archie Harrison

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s choice in name marks a step away from royal tradition and symbolizes an effort by the royal family to become modern, says Cleveland Evans
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42 Absolutely Brand-New Baby Names That Tell a Story

42 Absolutely Brand-New Baby Names That Tell a Story | Name News | Scoop.it
Meet America’s newest baby names. Each year, hundreds of names make their debut in the U.S. name statistics, meaning they were given to at least five newborn boys or girls in one year for the first time ever. I’ve collected some highlights in notable categories from 2018. Together, they paint …
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Baby Name Dropouts, 2018 –

Baby Name Dropouts, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
Ever wonder which baby names dropped out of the data in a particular year? I often do, so finally this year I isolated all the dropout names (which are essentially the opposite of debut names) and …
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Interesting that there are nowhere near as many dropouts as there are debuts!

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Seeking New ANS Officers for 2020

Ever thought about getting more involved with the American Name Society but did not know how?  Here is your opportunity!  The American Name Society is currently looking for a few good people who are interested in joining the Executive Council.  Starting January 2020, new officers will be needed to fill the positions listed below.

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UK Birth Announcements 6/5/19 - 12/5/19

UK Birth Announcements 6/5/19 - 12/5/19 | 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: Caelan Anthony John Edward John (Clar
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The Biggest Trend in Baby Names Isn't Over Yet

I thought the wave had crested. I was wrong. Back in 2007, I first reported on an unprecedented convergence in American baby names: one letter was dominating the boys’ side. Across the style spectrum, everybody wanted their boys’ names to end in N. Almost a third of American boys were …
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A big week for names!

A big week for names! | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy Mother's Day weekend!! Don't forget to enter the Massive Mother's Day Giveaway -- it ends tonight at midnight! I'll email the winner tomorrow! Also, if you could help Charlotte, please do -- she's in a desperate state with her health and being unable to afford proper medical care, she just can't get ahead of…
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New Girl Names 2019: Adalee, Promise, Scout

New Girl Names 2019: Adalee, Promise, Scout | Name News | Scoop.it
All about the new girl names 2019 - the fifty fresh choices that debuted or returned to the rankings. From Emmarie to Zola, Whitley to Ann.
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About Names: Shirley's star has fallen since Temple's heyday

Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his April 23rd column, he looks at the history of the name Shirley.

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Popular and Unusual Baby Names in Ireland, 2018 –

Popular and Unusual Baby Names in Ireland, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to data from Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO), the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were again Emily and Jack. Here are Ireland’s top 10 girl names and …
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Harmannes Behrend Ihnen (1895-1975)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Harmannes Behrend Ihnen (1895-1975) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from "100 Golden Years: A Brief History of Golden, Illinois, 1863-1963".   Lifelong Adams County, Illinois residen
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Game of Thrones vs. Harry Potter: The Baby Name Showdown

Game of Thrones vs. Harry Potter: The Baby Name Showdown | Name News | Scoop.it
As names like Arya and Khaleesi continue their march up the popularity charts, the baby name triumph of Game of Thrones has made headlines. Is that franchise the new naming champion? Harry Potter has reigned as king of fandom baby names for years. The last time I checked in, the …
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Mystery Monday: Wexbert

Mystery Monday: Wexbert | Name News | Scoop.it
Doesn’t Wexbert sound like it’s someone’s idea of what a medieval name is, rather than being an actual medieval name?
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Pop Culture Baby Name Game 2018: Results! –

Pop Culture Baby Name Game 2018: Results! – | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the results of Pop Culture Baby Name Game 2018! For the pop culture context of any of these names, just click back over to the original game post. Rises Names that saw higher usage in 2018…
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Popular names: Nameberry vs US

Popular names: Nameberry vs US | Name News | Scoop.it
The Nameberry rankings of popular names is quite different from the Social Security list, and reflects baby name popularity of the future.
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We have a winner!! And Happy Mother’s Day!!

We have a winner!! And Happy Mother’s Day!! | Name News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to JODI who won the Massive Mother's Day Giveaway!! ��� Thank you to all of you who entered! I have a couple more goodies for you this month, so keep your eyes peeled! (Check in tomorrow! ;) ) Happy Mother's Day to all of you!! The Church teaches us that all women are called…
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The New Top 10 Contest Winner

The New Top 10 Contest Winner | Name News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to our Berry Amy, known in the comments as Orchid_Lover, who won our “Guess the New Top 10” contest! Amy’s predictions for the Top 10 baby names of 2018 were as follows: 1.
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Roses and Cellar Doors: Ranking Jumps, 2018 (girls)

First up, here are the names that climbed the most from 2018's Top 2500:
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Essential reading for anyone interested in trends and stats!

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Babynamen der Woche 19/2019

Babynamen der Woche 19/2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Paulina Alea * Jonas Frederik * Liv-Lotta * Marilena Paula Editha * Felix Jonas * Theodor * Linnea Ilvie * Johann Lasse * Joni * Medina * Elias Paul * Cleo * Susanne * Ida-Sofie * Leif Ole * Martha * Helene Nica * Leo Franz * Rosalie Ursula * Oskar Pepe * Lucia Pauline Maria * Jonte * Ben Luca * Virsavia * Jonas Eduardo * Willem Karl * Emmanuelle Timothea * Arya * Leni Katharina * Bruno Bernard

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