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9 Colors Named After People | Mental Floss

9 Colors Named After People | Mental Floss | Name News | Scoop.it
From Titian Red to Alice Blue to Scheele’s Green, this is where the history books meet the artist’s palette.
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March Madness Baby Names 2020: Boys SemiFinals

March Madness Baby Names 2020: Boys SemiFinals | Name News | Scoop.it
Time for March Madness 2020 - the semifinals round for the boy names! We're down to just four fabulous contenders: Archie, Caspian, Hayes + Reid. Vote now!
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Baby name consultation: Short name with no nicknames needed for a little sister

Baby name consultation: Short name with no nicknames needed for a little sister | Name News | Scoop.it
I really like the name Alice and my husband really likes the name Helen. We’re trying to think of more names to add to our list.
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16 Boy Names Starting With D — Names For Boys That Start With D

16 Boy Names Starting With D — Names For Boys That Start With D | Name News | Scoop.it
These baby boy names that start with D are perfect for your little guy, and at the very least they'll inspire your baby name brainstorming.
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St Patrick’s Day Names Celebrate All Things Irish

St Patrick’s Day Names Celebrate All Things Irish | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy St Patrick's Day! We're celebrating Irish baby names with a look at the top Irish name trends in the US, as well as unique Irish options to consider.
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Malika Haqq and O.T. Genasis Welcome Son Ace Flores

Malika Haqq and O.T. Genasis Welcome Son Ace Flores | Name News | Scoop.it
Malika Haqq's new baby boy is the first for the reality star, while her ex O.T. Genasis is also dad to son Genasis, who turns 10 this month
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Fajar –

Fajar – | Name News | Scoop.it
Fajar is an Indonesian male name (and word) meaning "dawn, daybreak" derived from Arabic fajrفَجْر (dawn, morning; beginning). Fajr is the name of one of the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims. Origin: Arabic  
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Merritt –

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Merritt comes from an English surname, a variant of Merriott, meaning "boundary gate" or "gate at the boundary", made up from Old English elements mǣre (boundary, border) and geat (gate). It's also possible that the name may have originated from Mariot, an Old English diminutive of Mary, the English form of Hebrew female name Miriam, a name of unknown meaning though possible meanings ascribed to it are…
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Xanthe –

Xanthe – | Name News | Scoop.it
Xanthe is the name of several minor figures in Greek mythology. It means "yellow" or "blonde-haired" derived from Greek xanthos (yellow), given to someone who had blonde hair but could also be applied to horses of bay or chestnut coloring. The origin of the word is unknown. Origin: unknown Variants: Xanthi (Modern Greek) Xantho (Ancient Greek) Xanthia…
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Reza –

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Reza is a Persian male name, the Persian form of Arabic Ridha meaning "satisfaction, contentment" and is also a surname originating from the given name. I've also seen Reza listed as a Croatian female name, a shortened form of Tereza, the Czech form of Theresa,  a name of uncertain origin. The name seems to have first been used by…
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Drury –

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Drury comes from an Anglo-Norman surname via Old French word druerie meaning "love". In Middle English, druerie was used to signify a token of love or affection between sweethearts. It seems to derive from a Germanic source. Origin: Germanic  
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March Madness Baby Names 2020: Girls SemiFinals

March Madness Baby Names 2020: Girls SemiFinals | Name News | Scoop.it
The March Madness baby names semifinals are here! We started with sixteen names, all chosen from the most popular posts at Appellation Mountain in calendar year 2019. The opening round cut that list in half, and the quarter finals eliminated four more contenders. The winning name will join past champions: Louisa in 2011 Genevieve in …
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Sunday Summary: Hope is a Name

Sunday Summary: Hope is a Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Onomastic diversions for your Sunday reading pleasure! We're talking Alice Blue, celebrity penguins, names from movies - Benoit, anyone? + more.
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Baby Girl Shoals-with-a-B, Sister to Wilder

Baby Girl Shoals-with-a-B, Sister to Wilder | Name News | Scoop.it
Dear Swistle, I’m a long-time reader and excited to be writing you! Our family is me, my husband, our toddler son Wilder, and a baby girl coming in the spring. Our last name sounds like Shoals with…
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Gaelic Nature Names & Word Names

For St. Patrick's Day, I compiled a list of hypothetical Gaelic nature names. This list is not exhaustive and will not include the typical Gaelic names such as Aisling, Fiadh, Aine, etc. Would you use any of these? Wdyt? Female Aibreán "April" (EH-br) Aife "ebb tide" (AF-feh) Aifreann "Catholic mass" (AFF-ren) Aimser "era" (AM-sher; IME-sher)…
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16 Girl Names Starting With D — Names For Girls That Start With D

16 Girl Names Starting With D — Names For Girls That Start With D | Name News | Scoop.it
These girl names that start with D are a great source of inspiration for choosing a perfect baby name for your little girl.
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Popular Baby Names in College Station, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in College Station, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the government of College Station (in Texas), the most popular baby names in the Texas city in 2019 were Olivia and Aiden. Here are College Station’s top 3 girl names and top 3 b…
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Duana Names: Short, Yes – But Not Like That

Duana Names: Short, Yes – But Not Like That | Name News | Scoop.it
His big brother is named Roger; we’d prefer a different beginning letter for the little guy and a similarly known, but uncommon name. The only name we have so far is Ira
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Cadmium –

Cadmium – | Name News | Scoop.it
Cadmium is the name of a chemical element (symbol Cd) with an atomic number of 48. It's a soft silvery-white bluish color and can be coated to metals to prevent corrosion, and  is also used to make rechargeable batteries and in the control rods of nuclear reactors. Cadmium can also be used as a colored pigment…
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Ilham –

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Ilham is an Arabic unisex name which means "inspiration, revelation". In Indonesia, it's used strictly as a male name. Ilham is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Arabic Variants: İlham (Azerbaijani) İlhami (Turkish)     Ilham- إلهام (Arabic)  
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Benoit –

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Benoit (pr. ben-wa; Forvo) is a French male name, the French form of Benedict, the English form of  Late Latin Benedictus meaning “blessed”, made up from bene (good) and dicere (to say, speak) both of which derive from a PIE origin. Benoit is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Benoît (French) Benoist (French, Medieval French)      
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Mishal –

Mishal – | Name News | Scoop.it
Mishal (مشعل) is an Arabic unisex name meaning "torch" which derives from an Arabic root word related to flames. It's also used as a given name in India. Mishaal (مشاعل) is a plural form of the name, also used as a unisex name. Origin: Arabic Variants: Mishaal (Arabic) Mashal (Arabic) Mashaal (Arabic) Mashael (Arabic)    
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